"International Photography by Blind Artists" is a
notion that, at first, seems like an oxymoron. How can a non-sighted
artist make photographs?
answer, of course, especially in this era of point-and-shoot digital
cameras, is that taking pictures does not require fully functioning
eyesight — or, indeed, any eyesight at all. Point, shoot.
The complication comes not in taking photographs but, as always, in making powerful art.
For "Sight Unseen" at UC Riverside's California Museum of Photography,
guest curator Douglas McCulloh has assembled 87 works by 11 artists and one collective.
Read the complete review in The Los Angeles Times.
Please visit the website for the University of California, Riverside's California Museum of Photography at www.cmp.ucr.edu.