Slow Looking & Audio Descriptions

A visitor engages with an image by looking at it slowly over a period of time.

Slow Looking & Audio Descriptions

Activities and initiatives designed to slow down the looking process and invite new ways of seeing and thinking about images.

Considered part of the slow movement menu, slow looking is simply a way of slowing down as we take in the visual world using skills of observation and prolonged active looking.

A visitor looks at a touchstone image on a wall


A display on TPG's Eranda Studio Floor – from May 2012 to December 2020 – inviting gallery visitors to respond to a single photograph.

Black and white photo of a group of men sitting around a table in a Chinese hostel in Liverpool.

Audio Described images

Photographs and artworks accompanied by recorded audio descriptions and audio description transcripts to encourage slow looking and widen access to a range of photography