Friday, 23 November 2012

BLIND DATA : PLEASE DO TOUCH ART


St Leonard's Church is pleased to present a solo exhibition by Kassim Bay and Dino De La Vega.

Creating for over 10 years under the masthead of Scratchadelia, it is not a duo you can label or put into a box, apart from a light box maybe. ..

The history of their practice stems from graffito art but has become vast and varied in its development. This has led to the investigation and use of braille in their practice which has given birth to the element of relief in their work. The process of taking away to literally create something out of nothing. 

Technique and medium are utilised in both two and three-dimensional aspects. Complex ideas and emotional sensations are expressed, shifting perceptions and specifically drawing attention to the act of touching.

For the first time ever, people with sight loss will be able to experience some of the greatest masterpieces of art history such as The Creation of Adam, the Mona Lisa and The Scream.

Visitors will be encouraged to interpret art directly through their senses, particularly through touch. Sound performances, talks/workshops and guided tours for blind and sighted people will be taking place as the artists invite spect-Actors to re:find their forgotten senses.



- Private view on the Friday 23rd of November 2012 from 6pm till 10pm with sound bath performance by Lani Rocillo.

- Saturday 24th November from 10pm till 6pm: Guided tours for blind and sighted people and sound performances, talks and workshops.

- Sunday 25th November from 1pm till 6pm: Guided tours for blind and sighted people and sound performances, talks and workshops.

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How to get to St. Leonard's Church Shoreditch High Street, E1 6JN London UK

Closest Tube: Old Street / Liverpool Street

Closest Overground: Shoreditch High Street

Buses from the North: 149, 242, 243
Buses from the East: 48, 55, 67, 242
Buses from the South: 42, 47, 48, 78, 149, 243
Buses from the West: 26, 55, 242


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!!! DUE TO HIGH DEMAND THE EXHIBITION HAS BEEN EXTENDED OVER THIS COMING WEEKEND !!! 

saturday 1st Dec - Sunday 2nd Dec from 2pm till 6pm


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