Arts & Signs
Although the awareness of Deaf people’s accessibility in the cultural field has increased, there are still challenges to work on for making art and culture even more accessible to them. For instance, there is a small number of museum staff who know sign language and are able to welcome and accompany Deaf visitors at any time. Additionally, there is a lack of specific Sign Language vocabulary in the field of art that can adequately convey the meaning and emotions of artworks to Deaf visitors, as spoken language for hearing people. In light of these considerations, the ART&SIGNS main objectives are:
These signs will be discovered with the support of Deaf artists in national SL and International Signs. All of the educational material will be made available in a virtual space that can be used free of charge by the museum operators and the Deaf community SL users.