In A Seeing World

Jan 16 2013 @ 8:42pm

Ayun Halliday spotlights a charming short film on master coffee roaster Gerry Leary, who happens to be blind:

On a related note, Joel Rice recently interviewed blind skateboarder Thomas “Tommy” Carroll:

The area I focus on is muscle memory. I’m always listening to the sound of my wheels—what surfaces they’re reflecting off of—because that helps me determine whether I am going off course or not. Like, this ramp puts you this way and puts you at this angle. Hearing I use as a reference. I can say, okay, I have this much room to 50-50.

Additionally, in this video, blind film critic Tommy Edison explains how he uses Instagram. You can follow him here.