Viewpoints: Body Language at the Met

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Strike a pose

Earprint is thrilled to announce the debut of Viewpoints: Body Language,  a unique multimedia tour of 20 sculptures from the Metropolitan Museum of Art's collection available on the web, the Met's audioguide, and on YouTube. Our content is designed to inspire visitors to make a physical, experiential connection between the sculpture they are looking at and their own bodies. Storytellers include museum voices as well as outside experts with unique perspectives on body language, such as neuroscientists, actors, dancers, and musicians. The tour includes commentary in American Sign Language by a deaf museum educator. Here's what visitors are saying:

"Wow!! Once in a great while you get to see a medium reinvented. That happened for me today at the Met in NY." - Read more 

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"From this angle more than any other, I could imagine her flying."—Bill T. Jones, choreographer and director


“I tried to reflect in the music that you’re being blessed in the presence of this father-like figure.” – Joan Jeanrenaud, cellist and composer

“We get a sense immediately of the strength of her hearing.” – Alice Schwarz, educator

“The feeling of Winter is shivering, cold, despair. I tried to find sounds on the cello that gave me that feeling.” – Joan Jeanrenaud, cellist and composer

"She would've been a powerful sight as a weather vane: her body would follow the wind."—Emmanuel von Schack, educator and ASL user