Hyderabad, June 4, 2019: The Institute for Vision Rehabilitation at L V Prasad Eye Institute(LVPEI) is organizing an exhibition of tactile paintings made by artists with vision loss. To make this event more impactful, and to create awareness among the public, an exhibition of the art was held at the LVPEI campus today.
The unique art pieces of tactile paintings were created by 20 artists with vision impairment who had been trained in the art form at workshops held by the Institute for Rehabilitation at L V Prasad Eye Institute.
Art is a medium of expression, bridging gaps across languages, time and culture. But creating artwork is perceived as something that is not accessible for persons with vision loss, often excluding them from truly experiencing it. Moreover, because persons with vision loss do not identify colours, nor the 2-dimensional features of mainstream paintings, it demotivates them from taking up art as a hobby.
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