Karolina Sobel

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Impaired Vision

How it is to adopt to the daily routines against imapired perception? Werner, Lars, Ines, Liane and Gabriele shows their aid devices with which they are able to navigate and communicate on daily basis. The project deals with the perception of people who are becoming or were born blind. Some of them have no perception of images, they do percepte the environment which is in their range of touch. The devices became an artificial limb for adoption for navigation and for dailiy routines. Artist ask the blind person to visualise the map of the city they live in - Karlsruhe. The project consist of 5 mental maps draw by blind people. The map verbalize the districts the people know, their everyday way as well as the landmarks of the city.

The booklet with 5 interviews, 14 inkjet prints, 5 Lightboxes mental maps, 30 min HD Video

Installation view Orgalfabrik, Karlsruhe :