Talks and Events
Sat 09 Feb 2019

Audio Described Tour: Five Works

 

11.00 - 13.00

Artist and educator Ruby Joy Eade leads an audio-described tour of the Roman Vishniac Rediscovered exhibition. This session will explore the following five works in the exhibition:

Vishniac's daughter Mara posing in front of a shop specializing in instruments that measure the difference in size between Aryan and non-Aryan skulls, Berlin, 1933 [From the section Nazi Rise to Power, 1933-37]

Emigration applicant meeting with a representative of the Hilfsverein der Deutschen Juden (Aid Society of German Jews), Ludendorffstrasse, Schöneberg, Berlin], ca. 1937–38 [From the section German-Jewish Relief and Community Organizations, mid- to late 1930s]

Father enters, his face looks tired. Will there be a meal today? [Krochmalna Street, Warsaw], ca. 1935-3 [From the section Jewish Life in Eastern Europe, ca. 1935-38]

Ernst Kaufmann, center, and unidentified Zionist youth, wearing clogs while learning construction techniques in a quarry, Werkdorp Nieuwesluis, Wieringermeer, The Netherlands, 1939 [From the section Werkdorp Nieuwesluis Agrarian Training Camp, 1939]

Girls walking arm in arm along a row of ruined buildings in a residential area, Berlin, 1947 [from the section Berlin in Ruins, 1947]

Ruby Joy Eade is an artist, arts educator and writer from Aotearoa, New Zealand. Since completing her Bachelor of Fine Arts in 2015, she has facilitated a wide range of talks, tours and workshops for galleries and museums including a series of touch and audio described tours for the New Zealand Portrait Gallery in 2017.

Please note: This tour is for those with visual impairments and their companions. Each booking is for one person and their companion.

Free, booking essential