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Blind Visionaries: work by The Seeing with Photography Collective
September 8, 2021 - September 19, 2021
The exhibition Blind Visionaries is an impressive multi-media collaboration with the Seeing with Photography Collective, a pioneering group of visually impaired photographers. The collective is a New York based group, their work is a collaboration between visually impaired and sighted photographers using a technique called light painting. The visually impaired or blind photographer works with a photographer assistant and shares what they want to create based on a vision in their mind’s eye.
What results are riveting, surreal images that have helped these seemingly disabled artists to heal through their work. The Collective’s work has been exhibited worldwide and can be seen in the book Shooting Blind published by Aperture.
View the list of work in the exhibition HERE.
In conjunction with this exhibition the Lake George Arts Project will present a live performance during our Lake George Jazz Weekend, Friday September 17 at 7 pm in Shepard Park:
Blind Visionaries: Daniel Kelly & The Seeing with Photography Collective
This multi-media performance will feature photography created by the blind and visually impaired members of The Seeing with Photography Collective with original music by Daniel Kelly. Learn more >
The Performance in Shepard Park, and the Courthouse Gallery exhibition are FREE.
The Courthouse Gallery is located at the side entrance of the Old County Courthouse, corner of Canada and Lower Amherst Streets in Lake George, NY. Our office & gallery hours are Wednesday through Friday 12 – 5 pm, Saturday 12 – 4 pm. Other dates and times we can be reached by phone or email: Contact Gallery Director Laura Von Rosk at 518-323-5499 or [email protected] Contact Executive Director Tanya Tobias-Tomis at 518-832-0183 or [email protected]
Please NOTE: Regular Gallery hours may change due to COVID-19 public health mandates. For updates call 518-668-2616, 518-323-5499, or email [email protected]
This exhibition is funded in part by the Town and Village of Lake George; The Gruskin Group, The New York State Council on the Arts and LGAP members. Please Join us today!