Grappling with his own loss of sight, Rodney Evans surveys the experiences of blind artists in Vision Portraits.
Unseen, an Audio Comic Especially Designed for the Blind
The protagonist of Unseen, like its creator, is blind. The characters she fights often underestimate her because of her disability — and that’s a big mistake.
New Ways of Experiencing Art for the Sight-Impaired
Shared Vision features commissioned works by 14 sighted, partially sighted, or blind artists formulating new ways to encounter art.
An Exhibition About Blindness Engages All the Senses
In Naples, using sight, sound, voice, and movement to evoke the varied experiences of blindness.
Digitizing the World’s Largest Braille Music Collection
Digitizing braille music isn’t as easy as just scanning the page. The tactile notations require multiple steps for accurate transcription, and their history of touch means the dots are sometimes smashed or otherwise unreadable.
A New App Attempts to See for the Blind
What if your smartphone could see for you, the same way it tells time, takes pictures, crushes candy, and occasionally calls people for you?
Two Crowdfunding Campaigns Aim to Create Art for the Blind
Imagine never being able to see the Mona Lisa, much less understand what people mean when they talk about her enigmatic smile.
Justine, a Prophet: Blindness and Vision in Lars von Trier’s ‘Melancholia’
The opening shot of Lars von Trier’s Melancholia (2011) is a close-up of Justine (played by Kirsten Dunst) her eyes shut, her wet, white-blonde hair wild, a feral halo around her face. And then she slowly opens her eyes.
Museo del Prado Leads the Charge Toward Better Accessibility for the Blind
Touching the Prado invites visually impaired people to touch relief replicas of six collection masterpieces.