Art Education for the Blind.www.artbeyondsight.org/index. shtml
This site is a wonderful resource for networking, learning, teaching, and advocacy, whether you work with students who are blind and visually impaired or not. A feature of the site is a sample from Art History through Touch and Sound Online, a multimedia series developed by AEB AEB Auto Exposure Bracketing (photography)
AEB Agência Espacial Brasileira
AEB American Egg Board
AEB Annual Egyptological Bibliography
AEB Aleutians East Borough (Alaska Penninsula)
AEB As Evidenced By . A variety of sensory interpretive in·ter·pre·tive also in·ter·pre·ta·tive
Relating to or marked by interpretation; explanatory.
in·terpre·tive·ly adv. strategies are explored using Salvador Dali's painting The Persistence of Memory. Click on "look" and a high-resolution image appears. It can be downloaded and printed--a useful tool for those with limited vision. "Read" offers verbal background information on Dali and surrealism surrealism (sərē`əlĭzəm), literary and art movement influenced by Freudianism and dedicated to the expression of imagination as revealed in dreams, free of the conscious control of reason and free of convention. ; a description of the painting, including lively comparisons, an exploration of the imagery and juxtaposition juxtaposition /jux·ta·po·si·tion/ (-pah-zish´un) apposition.
The state of being placed or situated side by side. of objects; and their effect on the viewer. "Listen" provides a short sound composition that helps to define surrealism and to evoke the mood of the painting (requires Windows Media Player Digital jukebox software for Windows from Microsoft that plays a variety of audio, video and streaming formats including MP3, WMA, CD audio and MIDI. Starting with Version 6.2 in 1999, the Windows Media Rights Manager was added for securing copyrighted content. ). "Touch" offers a black-and-white image that can be printed and manipulated to create a tactile tactile /tac·tile/ (tak´til) pertaining to touch.
1. Perceptible to the sense of touch; tangible.
2. Used for feeling.
3. diagram, accompanied by a narrative to be read while the hands explore the diagram. "Curriculum Integration Activities" suggest writing exercises based on this painting.
The site provides a network of discussion groups. Interviews with artists who are blind or partially sighted, and an e-gallery of their artworks are featured as well as advocacy materials, activities, and resources for organizing Art Beyond Sight Awareness Month (October) at your school. You will notice that all text on the site is large and easy to read.