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The “The Poetry of Dots...Li Bai” (2022) by Vasily Zenko  is the third inclusive art-project of the artist to creation original pictorial and tactile art-works for blind and visually impaired people.


The project is unique and consists of 8 paintings with relief images on canvas. Artist was inspired by the poetry of the famous Chinese poet Li Bai (born 710). from the collection One Hundred Selected Lyrics. Each picture is made in the original volume-contour author's technique with the application poems in Chinese Braille.


Braille versions for different languages are different -the uniqueness of the inclusive art-works by Vasili is that poetic lines in Braille are woven into the paintings in author's native language. On the art-works of the “The Poetry of Dots...Li Bai”  is Braille in Chinese.


In addition to the exposition, audio guides have been created and audio transcriptions in Russian and Chinese for each painting have been recorded, so it helps seeing of art for visually impaired and blind visitors more accessible and colorful.


The new part of the project “Poetry of dots…Li Bai” based on literary works of Chinese poetry has already visited with expositions in Mogilev (at the branch of the National Art Museum of the Republic of Belarus V.K. ) and in Shklov (at the Educational Institution "Shklov State Special Educational Boarding School for Children with Visual Impairments").


Completed exhibitions 

Museum of the History of Belarusian Literature, Maxim Bogdanovich Literary Museum Art-project «Poetry of dots… Bogdanovich»
6.11.2020 - 3.12.2020


Bereza Historic and Regional Studies Museum Inclusive art-project «Poetry of dots… Bogdanovich. Riazanov»
14.06.2021 - 14.07.2021


Oshmyany Local History Museum n.a. F.K. Bogushevich Inclusive art-project «Poetry of dots… »
29.06.2021 - 25.07.2021


Lida Historical and Art Museum Inclusive art-project «Poetry of dots… Riazanov. Tavlay»
5.08.2021 - 5.09.2021


Special comprehensive school 188 for visually impaired children, Minsk
Inclusive art-project exposition «Poetry of dots… Bogdanovich»


Special comprehensive boarding school, Molodechno
Inclusive art-project exposition «Poetry of dots… Bogdanovich»

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