Alexis Dworsky

Freising / Germany

Alexis Dworsky, born in Freising, Germany, is a conceptual artist. He has (re)constructed a dinosaur from a roast hare and wrote a doctoral thesis on it. In Google Street View, he drives around the world and gives travel lectures about it. He staged a fitness trail in the middle of the city and translates graffiti for the blind. […]

Biography / Alexis Dworsky

Alexis Dworsky, born in Freising, Germany, is a conceptual artist. He has (re)constructed a dinosaur from a roast hare and wrote a doctoral thesis on it. In Google Street View, he drives around the world and gives travel lectures about it. He staged a fitness trail in the middle of the city and translates graffiti for the blind.

About the project 

Graffiti for the Blinde

Statement by Alexis Dworsky:Blind people can’t see graffiti and often do not even know that there is such a thing. But actually you shouldn’t withhold anything from anyone. I therefore translate graffiti into Braille — in original size! For me, inclusion means that everything is accessible to everyone. And so I understand by graffiti not only famous, well-known works, but also the supposedly insignificant scribbling on a toilet wall, the hastily sprayed ‘Tag’ on the corner of a house or the half-finished ‘Throw-Up’ beneath a railway bridge. In my residency in Berlin I would like to check out new ways to explore such cultural phenomena, to translate them and to make them tactile tangible …“