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Following Jeffrey Mansfield’s workshop on gestures for describing sounds, he produced a series of videos in order to put together an index. These often illustrative gestures account both for the attention deaf persons give to particular sounds and for sign language’s specific regime of experience.

Videos

  • Al Amal Students
  • Jeffrey Mansfield
  • Muhammed Abu Zahra

Conception

  • Grégory Castéra
  • Jeffrey Mansfield



(all the credits are at the end of each video)

(Khaled Hafez, Wiss'am Taher) hail from Palestine, Jordan, Egypt, the Sultanate of Oman, but rarely from the Emirates. They invent a hybrid sign language inspired by these different cultures.

—ARTICLE: Soundscape
—ARTICLE: Drumming
—ARTICLE: Signs and sounds

is a designer and architect. Profoundly deaf since birth, his M. Arch Thesis explored the intersection of deafness and architecture.

Teaches theatre at the Al Amal school for Deaf childrens in Sharjah.

— ARTICLE: Signs and sounds

(Khaled Hafez, Wiss'am Taher) hail from Palestine, Jordan, Egypt, the Sultanate of Oman, but rarely from the Emirates. They invent a hybrid sign language inspired by these different cultures.

—ARTICLE: Soundscape
—ARTICLE: Drumming
—ARTICLE: Signs and sounds

is a designer and architect. Profoundly deaf since birth, his M. Arch Thesis explored the intersection of deafness and architecture.

Teaches theatre at the Al Amal school for Deaf childrens in Sharjah.

— ARTICLE: Signs and sounds

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