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Drawing, 2017

This is a Drawing. It was created by Emilie Gossiaux.

This object is not part of the Cooper Hewitt's permanent collection. It was able to spend time at the museum on loan from Emilie Gossiaux as part of Access+Ability.

It is dated 2017. Its medium is facsilmile.

When artist Emilie Gossiaux was hit by a truck while riding her bicycle, she suffered multiple injuries including a traumatic brain injury, a stroke, and fractures in her head, pelvis, and leg. She also lost her vision. As a continuation in her art practice, Emilie uses the Brainport device, which enables her to see contrasting light and dark shapes and the outlines of her drawings.

It is credited Lent by Emilie Gossiaux.

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