Thursday, October 13, 2011

World Sight Day 2011

"Interdimensional Travel", © 1987 Norval Morrisseau
/Click on image to Enlage/

World Sight Day is an annual day of awareness to focus global attention on blindness, visual impairment and rehabilitation of the visually impaired held on the second Thursday in October.

World Sight Day is observed around the world by all partners involved in preventing visual impairment or restoring sight. It is also the main advocacy event for the prevention of blindness and for "Vision 2020: The Right to Sight", a global effort to prevent blindness created by WHO and the International Agency for the Prevention of Blindness.


* The acrylic painting on canvas in this post: "Interdimensional Travel", 53"x35", © 1987 Norval Morrisseau; PROVENANCE: Private collection of Ugo Matulić a.k.a. Spirit Walker (Calgary, Alberta); acquired from Mr. Rolf Schneiders (Thunder Bay, Ontario).

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