Tactile comicbook opens the artform up to blind people

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The Braille writing language has opened up literature to partially sighted people since its invention in 1824, and we've even seen innovations that adapt the system to enable joint reading between blind and non-blind children. However, an entire artform — comics — is still inaccessible to those with visual impairment. In order to put this right, a new tactile comic called Life has been designed for blind people. Created by interaction designer Philipp Meyer with the help of Nota — a library for the blind in Denmark — the short comic uses conventions from visual storytelling and contains four panels,…

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