Description Victoria – Audio Tour
4 November 2017 - RMIT Gallery, Melbourne
Join the artists and trained audio describers for an in-depth exploration of some of the most interesting works in Experimenta Make Sense. Designed for people who are Blind or have low vision, this tour gives participants the chance to get hands on cutting-edge experimental art, while learning about the processes and practices used by the exhibiting artists.
The tour is free but space is strictly limited to people who require audio description – contact Nicky to reserve your spot by 5pm, Wednesday 1 November.
Phone: 9650 9977 (Mon – Thurs, during office hours)
Image credit: Lukautim Solwara (look out for the ocean). Presented by Next Wave at ACCA for AsiaTOPA. Photo Sarah Walker
Saturday 4 November, 1pm-2pm
RMIT Gallery, 344 Swanston Street, Melbourne
FREE. Booking essential.
Designed for people who are Blind or have low vision.
Ph: 9650 9977 (Mon-Thurs, during office hours)
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.