artecontacto translates both as Art Contact and Art with Touch.
Their mission is to provide access to art and knowledge through multisensory experiences to all public including the visually impaired and blind.
They work with 3D Printing, replicas in different materials, tactile diagrams and original artworks to give the sense(s) back to art.
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Artecontacto is led by
Moritz Neumüller (Linz, Austria, 1972) has a Masters Art History and a PhD in Information Management.
He has worked for organizations like the Metropolitan Museum of Modern Art in NY,
(1998/99) and PhotoSpain in Madrid (2004-
After that he became Curator of the Festival of PhotoIreland in Dublin, and Academic Director of the European Master of Fine Art Photography in Madrid.
In 2009, started the ArteConTacto Project.
Andreas Reichinger born in (Linz, Austria, studied Media Technology and Design at Applied Cience Hagenberg University.
Currently is a graphic designer computer vision researcher at VRVis and is studying for a PhD in Vienna Technical University.
He has been working in many projects including Virtual Reality Applications, light simulations and much more…
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