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Tehching Hsieh

- From the Guardian Tehching Hsieh gazes down from four walls, his unsmiling features captured in 8,627 mugshots taken in…
Christine Sun Kim

Christine Sun Kim

Deaf from birth, Kim turned to using sound as a medium during an artist residency in Berlin in 2008, and has since developed a practice of lo-fi experimentation that aims to re-appropriate sound by translating it into movement and vision. “It’s a lot more interesting to explore a medium that I don’t have direct access to and yet has the most direct connection to society at large,”

For we, born with a full complement of senses, and correlating these, one with the other, create a sight world from the start, a world of visual objects and concepts and meanings. When we open our eyes each morning, it is upon a world we have spent a lifetime learning to see. We are not given the world: we make our world through incessant experience categorization, memory, reconnection.

Oliver Sacks
From “To See and Not See”

– Oliver Sacks – On Visual Perception
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