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Selected news about graphic design, photography, film studies and media & interaction design for CV students at ECAL (Lausanne, Switzerland)
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Sweet Rebels : à Nyon, la création se joue du handicap mental

Sweet Rebels : à Nyon, la création se joue du handicap mental | What's new in Visual Communication? | Scoop.it

Un atelier de design professionnel emploie des jeunes en situation de handicap. Une démarche pionnière en Suisse.

http://sweetrebels.ch

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A studio of professional design employs young people on situation of disability. A pioneering approach in Switzerland.
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Photographer helps boy in wheelchair do the impossible

Photographer helps boy in wheelchair do the impossible | What's new in Visual Communication? | Scoop.it

Sometimes it takes a photographer’s eye to see more than meets the eye.

Such is the case when Slovenian psychologist Matej Peljhan is behind the camera's lens.

In a stunningly beautiful series of photos called “Le Petit Prince,” Peljhan captures the imagination of a 12-year-old boy named Luka, who uses a wheelchair because of Muscular Dystrophy.

In the photos, Peljhan has pictured Luka flying with a balloon, climbing a stairway, skateboarding, shooting a basketball, diving, and breakdancing -- with clever use of perspective and props.

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How A Guerrilla Art Project Gave Birth To NYC’s New Wheelchair Symbol

How A Guerrilla Art Project Gave Birth To NYC’s New Wheelchair Symbol | What's new in Visual Communication? | Scoop.it

IN 2009, BRIAN GLENNEY AND SARA HENDREN KICKED OFF AN ART PROJECT TO GENERATE DISCUSSION ON THE UBIQUITOUS INTERNATIONAL SYMBOL OF ACCESS. NOW THEIR REVISED DESIGN IS ROLLING OUT IN NEW YORK CITY.

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