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Museum Quai d'Orsay - Taststation

“The Painter’s Worshop” Gustave Courbet – Musée d’Orsay – Paris

The tactile exploration of the painting « L’Atelier du peintre » is part of a sensory multimodal experience.  It took place during the restoration of the masterpiece in 2016-17, inside the museum itself and is now touring. Read More

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Taststation Museum des Menschen

Musée de l’Homme – Paris – 2016

Engaging the senses of All – this was the roadmap for the renovation of The Mankind Museum. It meant engaging the senses not only for the blind but for all visitors. The museum chose to offer 21 stations along which one may discover the history of a family, representative model of a human lifespan. A series of busts, from grandson to grandfather, explain the genetic heritage we inherit and with which comes physical likeness as well as signs of ageing. The tactile discovery of the busts is helped by an audio comment; texts in Braille and in big letters add further information. Read More

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