Afterword - Visual impairment, photography and art

Hayhoe, S. (2015) Afterword - Visual impairment, photography and art. In: Bhowmick, P., ed. See as no other. Gurgaon, India: Partridge Press. ISBN 9781482842777

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Abstract

Three genres of photographs created by visually impaired people are discussed. The analysis focuses on the notion that two-dimensional art works can be understood more readily through experiential learning. The article concludes that whatever their level of vision, visually impaired people have shown their understanding of visual concepts through photography, and that sighted people can gain an understanding of the social and perceptual worlds of visual impaired people by reading their photographs.

Item Type: Book Section
Subjects: B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > B Philosophy (General)
L Education
N Fine Arts
Divisions: Faculty of Education > School of Childhood and Education Sciences
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Depositing User: Simon Hayhoe
Date Deposited: 06 Jan 2016 14:30
Last Modified: 06 Jan 2016 14:30
URI: https://create.canterbury.ac.uk/id/eprint/14093

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