Sensory Theater; Exhibition design by Studio Joseph; Photo: Matt Flynn ? Smithsonian Institution

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1500, Sensory Theater

Designers, animators, and filmmakers use color, line, shape, motion, and texture to visualize sound and touch. The animations and short films shown in this theater space explore interactions between sound and architecture and between visual form and other sensory realms. Audio descriptions make these videos accessible to people with vision loss.

Audio descriptions voiced by Michele Spitz, and generously provided by Woman of Her Word

Listen to an audio recording of this text here.

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition The Senses: Design Beyond Vision.

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