Final Project ProposalGiving Blind Peopleanew museum experienceStudent - Leslie CarbonnierSupervisor - Mikael Fernstrom
• Inspired by• Final Project Idea• Similar Project• Future Plans• Project Timeline• ReferencesContents
Audio and Touch Tours in the Nelson-Atkins Museumof art in Kansas CityInspired by
Tactile paintings in Wroclaw National MuseumInspired by
They are composed of:• Small Tactile painting - Get a full touch at once of theall painting• Big Tactile Painting - Get de...
‘Some museums offer special guided toursdescribing selected paintings verbally.However, it is extremely difficult to creat...
What I am doing ?Create a device that would allow blind andvisually impaired people to have a better museumexperience.How ...
Final Project IdeaA directive installation used to help the users guidethemselves through a museum
Why am I doing it ?‘Blind people are a heterogeneous group, comingfrom all social classes, all cultural, racial, religious...
Who is the user ?Where can it be used ?• Blind people• Visually impaired people• MusemsFinal Project Idea• In everyday lif...
Similar ProjectThe Mobile Lorm Glove (Gollner, Bieling, Joost 2012)Enables Deafblind persons to send and receive textmessage
Future plansCase study to observe and interview my usertargetPrototypingLow Fidelity Prototype – Sketches, Storyboardand P...
Project Timeline
Candlin, F. (2003) ‘Blindness, art and exclusion in museumsand galleries’ The International Journal of Art & Design 22(1),...
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  1. 1. Final Project ProposalGiving Blind Peopleanew museum experienceStudent - Leslie CarbonnierSupervisor - Mikael Fernstrom
  2. 2. • Inspired by• Final Project Idea• Similar Project• Future Plans• Project Timeline• ReferencesContents
  3. 3. Audio and Touch Tours in the Nelson-Atkins Museumof art in Kansas CityInspired by
  4. 4. Tactile paintings in Wroclaw National MuseumInspired by
  5. 5. They are composed of:• Small Tactile painting - Get a full touch at once of theall painting• Big Tactile Painting - Get details of the painting• Braille - Explanation about the paintingInspired by
  6. 6. ‘Some museums offer special guided toursdescribing selected paintings verbally.However, it is extremely difficult to create amental image from acoustic impressionsalone. […] mental images depend a greatdeal on the interpretation of the narrator,leaving little freedom for self-madeinterpretations. ’(Reichinger et al 2011)Inspired by
  7. 7. What I am doing ?Create a device that would allow blind andvisually impaired people to have a better museumexperience.How am I doing it ?By creating a glove with bend sensors that wouldgive an impression of relief when it goes over atablet surface.Final Project Idea
  8. 8. Final Project IdeaA directive installation used to help the users guidethemselves through a museum
  9. 9. Why am I doing it ?‘Blind people are a heterogeneous group, comingfrom all social classes, all cultural, racial, religiousand educational backgrounds. Their reasons forvisiting museums and galleries almost invariablyhave more in common those of the non-blindthan with other blind people‘(Candlin 2003)Final Project Idea
  10. 10. Who is the user ?Where can it be used ?• Blind people• Visually impaired people• MusemsFinal Project Idea• In everyday life if furtherdeveloped
  11. 11. Similar ProjectThe Mobile Lorm Glove (Gollner, Bieling, Joost 2012)Enables Deafblind persons to send and receive textmessage
  12. 12. Future plansCase study to observe and interview my usertargetPrototypingLow Fidelity Prototype – Sketches, Storyboardand Paper PrototypeMedium Fidelity Prototype – Glove withsensors, PDHigh Fidelity Prototype – Final installation
  13. 13. Project Timeline
  14. 14. Candlin, F. (2003) ‘Blindness, art and exclusion in museumsand galleries’ The International Journal of Art & Design 22(1), Academic Search Complete, EBSCOhost, 100-110.Dontmindmetv (2011) ‘Hidden Beauty: Art Tour for Blind’,available: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=90og-gRVaEw&t[accessed 22 April 2013].Reichinger, A., Maierhofer, S., Purgathofer, W. (2011) ‘High-quality tactile paintings’, ed. byDay, A., Mantiuk, R., Reinhard,E. and Scopigno, R, Journal on Computing and CulturalHeritage 4 (2), New York: ACM New York, 1-8.Wilson, J. (2012) ‘Mobile Lorm Glove allows deaf blindpeople to communicate’, Smart Planet, April 6, available:http://www.smartplanet.com/blog/thinking-tech/mobile-lorm-glove-allows-deaf-blind-people-to-communicate/11118 [accessed 22 April 2013].References
  15. 15. Thank you !
  16. 16. Questions ?

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