Douglas McCulloh, Blind Photographers: Vision, Accessibility, and Empowerment in the Museum

I found this review of a travelling exhibition – Sight Unseen: International Photography by Blind Artists, and I was like – what?!? I found the exhibition catalogue online and will look at a few of the photographers whose work or approach interests me. Continue reading “Douglas McCulloh, Blind Photographers: Vision, Accessibility, and Empowerment in the Museum”

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Pete Eckert

Pete Eckert, one of the photographers exhibited, says the following: “I slip photos under the door from the world of the blind to be viewed in the light of the sighted” and as McCulloh points out, the pictures that are displayed are mere second-hand copies, one step removed from the originals – which can never actually be displayed since they remain in the minds of their creators. Continue reading “Pete Eckert”