Description Audio Tour

3 February 2018 to 18 March 2018 - The Lock-Up, Newcastle NSW

Take a unique tour of the Experimenta Make Sense exhibition by streaming audio tracks for each artwork online. These tracks provide a recorded verbal description of the artworks featured in the exhibition as well as access to written information about each, allowing you to explore the gallery at your own pace.

Designed for people who are blind or have low vision, this audio tour gives audiences the chance to further immerse and engage in cutting-edge experimental art, while learning about the processes and practices used by the artists. A gallery introduction at the beginning also provides information regarding venue accessibility.

Click here for the full Description Audio Tour:

If you need further information regarding venue access, please contact:
The Lock-Up Gallery,
02 4925 2265


Audio descriptions have been created by Description Victoria.
Narrated by Will McRostie, with assistance by Alice Mathieu and editing by Peggy Soo.


The Lock-Up, 90 Hunter Street,

Newcastle NSW 2300


Dates: 3 February - 18 March 2018

Opening hours:

Wed to Sat: 10am - 4pm
Sunday: 11am - 3pm

Cost: Free

Booking: Drop-in access to artwork throughout the duration of the exhibition.


Description Victoria provides description services for art and media. Audio description adds live or pre-recorded verbal information to performances, events, exhibitions, and moving images. Designed for people with vision impairments, this information is delivered through a variety of means that complement the work.

Their describers come from a variety of backgrounds and disciplines in art, performance and media, combining their own expertise with expert training in description. Description Victoria have described for theatre shows, exhibitions, documentary videos, films, fireworks displays and live art experiences. Audio description can be adapted to any work in any medium.

Image: Description Victoria tour at RMIT Gallery, featuring artwork by Michele Barker and Anna Munster, pull (2017). Photo by Matto Lucas © Experimenta.