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Deaf Art Collections: Balard, Arnaud

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Arnaud Ballard, French DB artist

Collection of Arnaud Balard  (French DeafBlind artist) artwork contains a "Le Surdisme" manifesto by Arnaud Balard a treatise on a deaf art movement, The Abbot Welcoming lightbox which depicts a cartoon portrait of L'Ebbe de L'Epee surrounded by hands and an enamel lapel pin of the same design. Balard also designed a Deaf Union Flag on an enamel tile, lapel pin and an actual fabric flag. The collection also includes ten Handsbird lapel pins in black, blue, red, white/gold, pink, hot pink, yellow, white/silver, and mint green.

Title Medium Year Size Acquired Picture
The Abbot Welcoming Cartoon Lightbox 2013  2.5' x 1.5'  Purchased by
Joan Naturale,
NTID Librarian
The Abbot Welcoming Enamel lapel pin 2013 1.5" Purchased by
Joan Naturale,
NTID Librarian
 
Deaf Union Flag Fabric Flag 2013 100" x 150" Purchased by
Joan Naturale,
NTID Librarian
Deaf Union Flag Enamel Tile 2013  2" x 4" Purchased by
Joan Naturale,
NTID Librarian
 
Deaf Union Flag Enamel lapel pin 2013 1.5" Purchased by
Joan Naturale,
NTID Librarian
Handsbird

Assorted colors

Enamel lapel pins

2013 1.5" Purchased by
Joan Naturale,
NTID Librarian
George W. Veditz Digital Art
Reproduction
2013 24" x 18"  Gift of 
Artist

 

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