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Transformed Through Touch


Transformed Through Touch

March 9 – April 8, 2018
Queen's Square Gallery


Opening: Friday, March 9 at 7:00pm, FREE

Transformed Through Touch is a collaborative project with the deaf/blind community and with artists Gareth Lichty, Gary Kirkham, and Meghan Sims. Inspired by a series of creative experiences at the W. Ross Macdonald School for the Blind and the Canadian Deafblind Association Ontario Chapter, this project will culminate in an immersive, multisensory public art installation at our Queen’s Square Gallery.
 
The installation will feature multi-sensory components that enhance and heighten kinetic, sonic, tactile, and visual stimulation. Free from the normal ‘Look! Don’t touch!’ stipulations typical of art gallery and museum experiences, it will encourage visitors to counter-intuitively experience 'What it feels like’.
 
This project was made possible through the Ontario Arts Council Artists in Communities and Schools Projects Grant and the Region of Waterloo Arts Fund.   
 
Please note there are limited Gallery hours during March Break. From Monday, March 12 until Friday, March 16, our hours are 10:00am - 12:00pm, 1:00 - 3:00pm, and 5:00 - 7:00pm.

Earlier Event: March 1
Natalie Hunter: Picture-esque
Later Event: March 10
Artist Talk: Robert Achtemichuk