I am the President of the Center for Advocacy, Learning and Livelihood
(CALL) Foundation of the Blind Inc. here in the Philippines.
As part of our advocacy and learning, we are interested to connect with
you and find out how we could work together.
Hope, you'll find this expression of interest worthy of your response,
Lauro L. Purcil jr.
> Are you (or do you know someone) visually impaired / affected by sight
> loss and would like to take part in a research project exploring art
> and vision impairment?
> An important realisation in 2015 about how visual his teaching was
> owning to the first presence of a student with vision impairment in his
> class, has led Dr Lee Campbell (Lecturer in Fine Art, University of
> Lincoln) to explore how teaching styles may be adapted to accommodate
> those with visual impairment, and how art (and particularly performance
> art) may be adapted to make it more accessible. He aims to improve the
> breadth and depth of knowledge about human culture in relation to
> increasing understanding of visual impairment by engaging both sighted
> and non-sighted persons in a series of practical art/performance art
> experiments that promote experiential learning to explore the question:
> How can acts exploring visual negation be used to generate public
> pedagogy and what may it bring to the experience of removal of sight?
> His work on this topic has already been published by Royal National
> Institute of Blind People (RNIB)
> As part of an Open Lab, Barbican Guildhall Creative Learning residency,
> Campbell invites you to join him in London in August 2017 to explore,
> through practical experimentation, art that engages different senses:
> touch, smell, sound etc.
> Please contact Lee by August 1st, 2017 for further details /to express
> interest via email: [log in to unmask]
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