Friday, December 30, 2011

Esref Armagan: The Blind Painter


Eşref Armağan (born 1953) is a blind Turkish painter. He was born blind to a poor family. He taught himself how to write and paint. In 2008, Harvard scientists studied his brain and found out that the visual cortex copes and does a different function for blind people. He is married with two kids, and has had 20 exhibitions in different countries.


*Le image from 9gag. Le text from le Wikipedia.

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