Ten images of blind people’s visual art will change the way you understand blindness forever

An all-too-common misconception is that all forms of visual impairment have the same effects. But in reality, vision loss is an incredibly variable experience, both in terms of its causes and how it affects one’s sight. To better understand what it’s like to live with vision loss, we spoke with five visually impaired women with very different conditions. Here’s what and how they saw.

Images: Melanie Melamed and Liz Nielson


Animeyed - Self Portraits by Flora Borsi

From Hungary, Flora Borsi is a young and very talented visual artist and photographer. Her exquisite photography and manipulation thematically focuses on identity, relationships, emotions and dreams to create breathtaking surreal visuals.

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Botanical Art by Duy Anh Nhan Duc

Duy Anh Nhan Duc is a visual artist who handles botanical art in a singular way. This self-taught, which places no barrier to his artistic approach, likes to imagine the impossible. He merges plants to the human body, integrates them with the object, applies them by thousands on his frescos or combines them with his videos and drawings. The botanical kingdom is for him an infinite inspiration. “Though my creations, I try to capture the unique allure of natural vegetation. All is an excuse to tell stories and honor plant kingdom”. His Instagram.

Some photos by Isabelle Chapuis and Charlotte Abramow.

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Our editors are sharing some of their favourite female artists in celebration of Women’s History Month! Here are 6 of Tegan’s faves:

Laura Callaghan

Emma Hampton

Dawn Tan

Gemma Flack

Caitlin Shearer

Mel Stringer