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Multisensory Museum: Carl Fellman Sohaefer's Storm over the Fields

A painting of a large open field made from small green, black and yellow strokes of paint. A dark storm appears above the field, moving forward the foreground. A series of small fences can be seen in the field, lining each section of crops.

Carl Fellman Schaefer. Storm over the Fields, 1937. oil on canvas, Overall: 68.6 x 94.6 cm. Gift from J.S. McLean, Canadian Fund, 1954. © Estate of Carl Schaefer 53/51

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Multisensory Museum: Carl Fellman Sohaefer's Storm over the Fields

Friday, June 4, 11 am
Facebook Live
Multisensory Museum: Shivani Gulati

How can artists and designers create more multisensory experiences? OCADU Graduate Students in response to an Inclusive Design Multisensory Museum Course share their co-creative process of translating artworks in the AGO collection into multisensory objects. Students explore a wide variety of techniques to create an inclusive gallery experience in a series of Multisensory Museum Moments.

In this program, Shivani Gulati presents a multisensory translation of Storm over the Fields by Carl Schaefer (1937). She aims to have an accessible immersive experience for all the guests. To showcase her idea, Shivani will share a prototype of an immersive space using grass, mud and rubble. She will describe the journey and invite you to enjoy sound, smell, and texture elements that enhance the multi-sensory experience.

Shivani is pictured in this photo. She smiles, staring into the camera. She wears a vertical stripe shirt with pink, blue and white lines. She is pictured with long brown curly hair and thin wireframe glasses.

 

Shivani Gulati (she/her) is an Industrial designer from Mumbai, India. Currently in her first year of Inclusive Design at OCAD University. She believes in creating more inclusive and accessible space and products for all.

 

Closed captioning is available in this recording.

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