An OCAD orientation activity
What would happen if a new student who has already finished a semester is presented with a project for “student orientation”? It would impossible to unlearn what has already been taught in the first semester.
So that was what happened: A 5″×7″ postcard that asks the question: “What if a blind person received this?”
Indeed. What does it even mean for 2D artefacts such as this to be inclusive? That is a question we should all ponder.
The specific solution I have tried was to create a web site that describes the image on the front (which turned out to be not that easy). The address of that site was then both brailled onto the card for people who cannot see, and QR-coded for those who can.
face2face postcards were on display at the OCAD Transit Space (the corridor outside room 230 in the Main Building) from September 4–14, 2012. For more information about this particular card please check out ambroseli.ca/face2face/demarche-en.php