Closed Worlds: Audio-described Tour

Supported by the Centre for Social Justice and Inclusion

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  • UTS Gallery

    Level 4, Peter Johnson Building (Building 6)
    702 Harris St, Ultimo,
    University of Technology, Sydney

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  • Free

This free audio-described tour of Closed Worlds presents the exhibition for blind or visually-impaired visitors, and is led by Imogen Yang, founder and Director of Insightful, an organisation dedicated to enhancing access to arts, culture & media. All are welcome to attend.

Please let us know your access requirements by emailing or calling (02) 9514 1652.

About Imogen Yang, Founder/Director, Insightful
Imogen Yang is a freelance consultant with over 22 years of experience in arts management and collaborative project delivery, intercultural and inclusive arts practice, and a wide range of experience working in diverse cultural and community contexts, the NFP and government sectors. She founded Insightful in 2008, focusing on social justice, health equity and human rights initiatives and enhancing access to arts, culture and media for people with disability, specialising in audio description provision of access for people who are blind and vision impaired.

What do outer space capsules, submarines, and office buildings have in common? Each was conceived as a closed system: partial reconstructions of the world in time and in space. Featuring an archive of 41 historical living prototypes from 1927 to the present – an unexplored genealogy of closed resource regeneration systems – Closed Worlds, curated by Lydia Kallipoliti, documents a disciplinary transformation and the rise of a new environmental consensus.

Closed Worlds was originally commissioned by Storefront for Art and Architecture, New York and is presented by UTS ART in partnership with the UTS School of Architecture.