Dialogue in the Dark is a recurring social experience that not only asks sighted participants to walk in the shoes of a blind person, but also asks the sight-impaired to share in the experience themselves.
Founded by former journalist Andreas Heinecke, the exhibit consists of a series of pitch-black galleries in which visitors experience their surroundings through visionless stimuli. Scent, sound, texture, wind and temperature inform the senses of different daily activities. A blind or partially sighted person guides the temporarily blinded visitors through the exhibit orienting them to their surroundings and providing a unique sense of security in the darkened environment. The forced dependence on a blind or partially sighted person as one explores the museum is meant to provide a profound appreciation for the strengths of someone who is typically erroneously perceived as disabled.
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|This Frankfurt Subway Station’s Entrance Looks Like a Train Wreck||2019||4.4km||site_ao|
|Eiserner Steg (Iron Bridge)||2016||2.3km||site_ao|
|Fleming’s Hotel Paternoster Lift||2018||2.5km||site_ao|
|Watch Out or This German Fountain Will Spit on You||2017||1.9km||site_ao|
|IG Farben Haus||2018||3.6km||site_ao|
|Extension to the Historisches Museum Frankfurt||1969||2.3km||site_brutalism|
|AfE Tower, Goethe University of Frankfurt||1970||4.5km||site_brutalism|
|New Dining Hall, Campus Bockenheim, Goethe University Frankfurt||4.5km||site_brutalism|
|Sonnenring Residential Complex and Bürotel (today Leonardo Royal Hotel)||1969||3km||site_brutalism|
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