Visual @rt by: Roy Nachum

by jonathonprince

Visual artist Roy Nachum believes his art should be accessible to all, even those who can’t see it. In his new installation Blind, (which is currently on display at Joseph Nahmad Contemporary, temporarily located at Openhouse Gallery Space), Nachum has created paintings that explore how one can really “see” art. Encouraging patrons to touch the work, the pieces are infused with poems from the artist that are written in braille, allowing the visually impaired to access the art. Life+Times spoke with Nachum about his career as an artist, his upbringing in Israel and how his goal of opening the eyes of the sighted.