Change Your Perspective - Blind Art Inspiration

Artists Wanted is a collaborative project between several New York City artists and creative organizations working to build new lasting opportunities for emerging talent. During an artist call Pete Eckert from Sacramento presented his different, but creative work!

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Biography:
I am a totally blind person. But by memorizing the event of taking photos using sound and touch I have a clear minds eye view of my work. I could do conceptual art by showing the contact sheets and do a write-up about the event of shooting the photos. This would eliminate sighted people from my process. I don’t. I want’ to interact with sighted people. I am trying to cut a path as a blind artist. By interacting with sighted people I am building bridges.It is important to talk to viewers in gallery shows for me too.My work makes people question their assumptions. By sharpening my other senses and translating what I hear helps my skills. I can see again. I am not trying to depict the sighted world. I am trying to show the world I now see using my other senses. My memories, emotions, as well as sound and touch play a part.Some people don’t think I am blind after looking at my work.I am a visual person, I just can’t see.

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Michael
Aug 25, 2008
No: 3 / ID: 2259

Amazing. I’ll add to favourites your blog. How long did you write it??


Knowtebook
Aug 09, 2008
No: 2 / ID: 1820

Felt the same! We need more of this!


jamie O
Aug 09, 2008
No: 1 / ID: 1809

simply amazing. To know that he made this without seeing…………
wow…………
speechless
I need to be spanked. Honestly. Spank me.

what the rest of us take for granted….

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