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Myopia - Mark Mothersbaugh [Slideshow]

Sunday, January 18, 2015

DEVO co-founder Mark Mothersbaugh talks about his new visual art exhibition, "Myopia."

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Radiolab

Painting in Tongues

Wednesday, January 14, 2015

Watch this amazing video of Emilie Gossiaux, a young artist left blind after being struck by and 18-wheel truck, reconnect with her art by seeing with her tongue.  
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Radiolab

Seeing In Tongues

Monday, October 20, 2014

Though Emilie Gossiaux was permanently blinded in a terrible accident, she has recently been able to see again — in a very different way.

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PRI's The World

It's not every day that a 10-year-old blind boy from Quebec sings the blues

Tuesday, August 12, 2014

A blind 10-year-old boy from Quebec named Félix has become a YouTube sensation for his take on a B.B. King classic. And counselors at his summer camp for blind children say he's helping inspire other kids to have more confidence in themselves.

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Selected Shorts

Selected Shorts: Odd Couples

Friday, August 23, 2013

Guest host Cynthia Nixon presents stories by two American masters that feature improbable relationships.

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Radiolab

Out of Sight

Thursday, August 01, 2013

John Hull and Zoltan Torey are both blind, but they deal with the world in completely different ways -- one paints vivid pictures in his mind, while the other refuses to picture anything at all. While John finds truth in darkness, Zoltan sees an emotional void. And as they argue, ...

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Radiolab

Hidden Truths

Thursday, August 01, 2013

Surprising truths hidden in plain sight.

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Operavore

Audience to be Blindfolded for Lera Auerbach's Opera, The Blind

Monday, July 08, 2013

In this "anti-opera," audience members wear blindfolds and experience the work in a similar state to its characters, 12 people who are visually impaired and stranded on an island.

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Selected Shorts

Selected Shorts: Odd Couples

Sunday, March 10, 2013

Guest host Cynthia Nixon presents stories by two American masters that feature improbable relationships.

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Radiolab

Seeing in the Dark

Monday, October 22, 2012

John and Zoltan are both blind, but they deal with the world in completely different ways -- one paints vivid pictures in his mind, while the other refuses to picture anything at all. In this short, they argue about the truth of a world they can't see.

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The New Yorker: Out Loud

Oliver Sacks on living with face blindness

Monday, August 23, 2010

Oliver Sacks on living with face blindness.

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Studio 360

Lisa Fittipaldi

Saturday, June 18, 2005

Lisa Fittipaldi was an accountant before she went blind in the early 90s. After she lost her sight, she also lost her job and became depressed. In an act of desperation, her husband bought her a paint set. Fittipaldi began painting, working out the shapes through touch and ...

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Studio 360

Lisa Fittipaldi

Saturday, January 24, 2004

Lisa Fittipaldi was an accountant before she went blind in the early 90s. After she lost her sight, she also lost her job and became depressed. Her husband finally bought her a paint set and said, here, try this! Fittipaldi began painting, working out the ...

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Studio 360

Form in Art

Saturday, June 30, 2001

Producer Peter Clowney visits the 30th anniversary of a workshop at the Philadelphia Museum of Art where blind artists create touchable art.

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