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Blind People Don't See Black

Artist creator: Julie Barratt
Categories: Bookwork / Intaglio Print Books, Multi-media Books, Printmakers' Books

Reference no.:L/B/Bar.J/06.00 Place/Shelf:3DR

Book title: Blind People Don't See Black
Year made: 2006
Place made: Australia
Original: Yes
(No. in Edition)
Dimensions: 210 x 145
Binder: bound by J. Barratt
Physical description: case binding, set of three books
Medium: 3D image surfaced created with p.i.a.f. machine
Further information:
This work explores the textural surface possible on the page. Having conversations with a blind student and also witnessing her mother's encroaching blindness due to macular degeneration lead Barratt to explore texture on the page. Using a P.I.A.F machine and the special paper made for the machine which when processed leaves a raised line wherever a line has been drawn. The work is comprised of three books.
See also 'Less Well Equipped?'.

Artist creator: Julie Barratt

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IMAGES: Blind People Don't See Black

Blind People Don't See Black - 1

Blind People Don't See Black - 2

Blind People Don't See Black - 3