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Unique exhibition opens for visually impaired

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Tuesday, June 21, an exhibition of sculptural portraits “Touch and see: the great Ukrainians” opened at the Palace of Labour in Kharkiv, reports the City Council (RU).

The exposition is designed for blind people and people with vision problems as they have an opportunity to feel the sculptures.

bd7cea9329e004354043e8202aea7f02According to the organizers, this is a unique project that breaks the stereotype that visual art is available only by seeing.

70f10982d5a18d4c129dd33f0581bf3dThe exhibition presents 12 sculptures of famous personalities of Ukraine: Taras ShevchenkoLesya Ukrainka, Ivan FrankoGregory Skovoroda and others.

8efe63aed00279f72836d73c20a7272eBiography of each person is via audio device by known voices of contemporary Ukrainian music performers. There are also descriptions of portraits produced in Braille.

Where: Palace of Labor (Constitution Square 1, 3rd entrance, 2nd floor).
When: from 21 to 24 June.
Time: 10:00-18:00.
Price: free admission.

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