I was struck by the painting “Beacons” by artist Annie Leist; she captures the red pedestrian signal light as a beacon, and also paints other images from the city streets. This is also true for me,
As I slowly lose my vision all I might see is this lighted red hand as I walk up the street.
Next weekend is Disability Pride Parade weekend and there will be artist talks, Saturday July 8, 2017 at the exhibition of dis, a group exhibition featuring work by several artists experiencing and exploring disability.
Saturday, July 8, 2017 : Artist talk at dis the inaugural exhibition of Art Beyond Sight’s
Art and Disability Institute
The Gallery at Industry City, 274 36th St., Sunset Park, Brooklyn, NY 11232
Emilie Gossiaux and Annie Leist
1:00 – 2:30 pm
Verbal description tour including their work.
“Inspiring Audiences,” a performative and interactive lecture.
June 22 – July 22, 2017
Gallery Hours: Wed-Sat noon-6pm, and by appointment