Sight Unseen

International Photography by Blind Artists

California Museum of Photography

May 2 - August 29, 2009



Sight Unseen presents work by twelve of the most accomplished blind photographers in the world. It is the first major museum exhibition on a rich subject full of paradox and revelation. This exhibition occupies the ground zero of photography.

This inherently conceptual work proposes a surprising central thesis - blind photographers possess the clearest vision on the planet. Many of these artists populate the galleries of their minds with vivid images, and use cameras to bring their inward visions into the world of the sighted. Others deploy cameras to capture the outside world, but operate free of sight-driven selection and self-censorship. In both cases, the results are enchanting, original, and important.

Exhibition now touring to the following venues:

The Kennedy Center
2700 F Street NW, Washington D.C. 20566.
June 6, 2010 - June 20, 2010

Centro de la Imagen
Plaza de la Ciudadela 2, Centro Histórico, Mexico D.F., CP 06040.
June 28, 2010 - July 3, 2010.

Events in Focus

Film

The Last of the Unjust

Screening - Friday, September 26, 2014, 7pm
Screening - Saturday, September 27, 2014, 7pm


Performance

SHOW-IN 2014, a project by Brianna Skellie and Margit Galanter

Friday, October 3, 2014, 11am - 7pm
Saturday, October 4, 2014, 10am - 5pm
Sunday, October 5, 2014, 11am - 1pm

Long weekend of dance, collaboration, sharing, and material development