tactile mind book by Lisa J. Murphy

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A BOOK OF NUDE PHOTOGRAPHS FOR THE BLIND / VISION IMPAIRED.

COPYRIGHT 2010, LISA J. MURPHY

ISBN: 978-0-9813431-0-5
PRODUCED IN TORONTO, CANADA / TACTILE MIND STUDIO LIMITED

INQUIRIES PLEASE CONTACT: TACTILEMIND@GMAIL.COM / 416.516.2999

ABOUT TACTILE MIND

tactile mind is a handmade thermoform book consisting of 17, 3-D tactile photographs on white thermoform plastic pages with the visual image and descriptive Braille accompaniment.

This book measures 11 inches x11.5 inches, and is approximately 6 inches wide. It is held together by a simple spiral binding which allows the convenience of reading each diagram on a flat surface or removing pages. The complete tactile mind retails for $225 CDN. Each book is numbered and signed by Lisa J. Murphy. Individual pages from the book are also available for sale.

ORDERING AND ALTERNATIVE PAYMENT OPTIONS AT BOTTOM OF PAGE.


NEW PROJECT LAUNCHED DECEMBER 2010:
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ABOUT THE ARTIST

Lisa J. Murphy is a photographer with a certificate in Tactile Graphics from the CNIB. She has sculpted, thermoformed and self-published a handmade book of nude photographs for the blind. Pictures and grade-one (American) English Braille accompany the images, so blind, vision impaired and sighted individuals can enjoy this work.


TACTILE MIND TITLE PAGE / DIAGRAM 1.

Braille reads, “tactile mind, A book of photographs by Lisa J. Murphy”. Tactile image is a large open vagina.

This handmade page can be purchased independently for $25 CDN.*Please note – this page does not come with a photograph copy.

MAN IN ARCTIC MASK / DIAGRAM 2.

A tactile picture of a male torso. He wears a white cloth mask, and his arms reach above his head. He has a very muscular bare chest and well defined arms and stomach. One of his nipples is pierced.

This handmade picture can be sold independently for $25 CDN. -Includes; tactile picture, Braille accompaniment, and signed photograph copy.

WOMAN IN A DISCO POSE / DIAGRAM 3.

A tactile picture of a naked woman dancing. She wears only a detailed mask of paper and cardboard, and a belt of paper stars around her waist. One arm points to the sky.

This handmade picture can be sold independently for $25 CDN. -Includes; tactile picture, Braille accompaniment and signed photograph copy.

GIVING BIRTH / DIAGRAM 4.

A tactile picture of a woman’s bum. Paper legs (only one shown tactually) hang from between her thighs, as she simulates birth.

This handmade picture can be sold independently for $25 CDN. -Includes; tactile picture, Braille accompaniment and signed photograph copy.

NAKED PINK ELEPHANT / DIAGRAM 5.

A tactile picture of a woman dressed as a pink elephant. She wears a cardboard & paper mask, a chest plate with holes for her breasts, and paper “feet” tie around her wrists with ribbon. Her vagina is shaved, and her pregnant belly is small.

This handmade picture is sold independently for $25 CDN. -Includes; tactile picture, Braille accompaniment and signed photograph copy.

BAD BUNNY / DIAGRAM 6.

A tactile picture of a naked man dressed as a bunny rabbit. He wears a paper bag mask, maxi pads across his chest, and a toilet paper roll with cotton balls around his penis. Paper hearts decorate the background.

This handmade picture can be sold independently for $25 CDN. -Includes; tactile picture, Braille accompaniment and signed photograph copy.

WOMAN WITH A STRAP-ON / DIAGRAM 7.

A tactile picture of a naked woman kneeling, wearing a toilet roll attached by hosiery to her groin area. On her face is a mask with egg carton eyes.

This handmade picture can be sold independently for $25 CDN. Includes; tactile picture, Braille accompaniment and signed photograph copy.

PERFECT BREASTS / DIAGRAM 8.

A tactile picture of a woman’s naked chest. She leans against a wall, her arms outstretched to her sides. She wears a simple white cardboard mask, and a single gold bracelet.

This handmade picture can be sold independently for $25 CDN. -Includes; tactile picture, Braille accompaniment and signed photograph copy.

NAKED WOMAN WITH BIRTHDAY STREAMERS / DIAGRAM 9.

A tactile picture of a naked woman wearing birthday streamers around her waist, and a beer box as a mask. Her vagina is shaved. This photograph was originally taken at an angle lower than the subject so her body appears bottom heavy.

This handmade picture can be sold independently for $25 CDN. Includes: tactile picture, Braille accompaniment and signed photograph copy.

WOMAN WITH SYRINGE / DIAGRAM 10.

A tactile picture of a naked woman holding a cardboard syringe. She is turned to the side, so a single breast and buttock can be felt. She wears a large square mask with small holes for eyes and a heart on the cheek.

This handmade picture can be sold independently for $25 CDN. -Includes; tactile picture, Braille accompaniment and signed photograph copy.

UNCIRCUMSIZED PENIS / DIAGRAM 11.

A tactile picture of a man’s groin area. His penis is uncircumsized, and is bordered by a testicle and a dark mass of pubic hair.

This handmade picture can be sold independently for $25 CDN. -Includes; tactile picture, Braille accompaniment and signed photograph copy.

SATANIC RAM / DIAGRAM 12.

A tactile picture of a naked voluptuous woman dressed as a satanic ram. She wears a long cardboard mask of spires, a beard and an inverted cross. Her pubic hair forms a triangle between her legs.

This handmade picture can be sold independently for $25 CDN. -Includes; tactile picture, Braille accompaniment and signed photograph copy.

BULLET BELT / DIAGRAM 13.

A tactile picture of a woman wearing belts made out of bullets around her breasts and her waist. A string of Christmas lights drip from the top of her head onto the floor. She is covered in prosthetic makeup which gives her an alien-like quality, and her vagina is shaved.

This handmade picture can be sold independently for $25 CDN. -Includes; tactile picture, Braille accompaniment and signed photograph copy.

POSING IN SNAKESKIN SHOES / DIAGRAM 14.

A tactile picture of a naked woman standing in snakeskin shoes. She wears a plastic bag over her head, with paper cones for eyes. This photograph was taken from a lower angle revealing a vagina shaved bare.

This handmade picture can be sold independently for $25 CDN. -Includes; tactile picture, Braille accompaniment and signed photograph copy.

FROG PRINCE / DIAGRAM 15.

A tactile picture of a man dressed as a frog prince. He wears a cardboard mask with attached crown, holds a cardboard magic wand and is covered in paper spots. Paper cut-out hands cover his own, and his circumsized penis is visible.

This handmade picture is sold independently for $25 CDN. Includes; tactile picture, Braille accompaniment and signed photograph copy.

SHAVED VAGINA / DIAGRAM 16.

A tactile picture of a woman’s groin area. This photograph was taken at a higher angle so you can feel the woman’s bloated, distended belly leading to the small shaved area between her legs.

This handmade picture can be sold independently for $25 CDN. -Includes; tactile picture, Braille accompaniment and signed photograph copy.

LOVE ROBOT – DIAGRAM 17.

A tactile picture of a naked man dressed as a robot. He has a square mask, square box feet, and holds a cardboard gun with a heart on it. A small paper control panel is on his chest, and his penis and testicle are visible.

This handmade picture can be sold independently for $25 CDN. -Includes; tactile picture, Braille accompaniment and signed photograph copy.

INDIVIDUAL PAGE PURCHASE

FOR PAGE ORDERS OUTSIDE N. AMERICA, PLEASE ORDER 2 PAGES, MINIMUM.

FOR SINGLE PAGE ORDERS WITHIN N. AMERICA, PRICE OF SHIPPING MAY INCREASE, ACCORDING TO REGION.


HOW TO ORDER

Click Button Below to order the book if you are in North America.

Click Button Below to order the book if you are outside North America .

You can purchase one of diagrams 1-10 separately by selecting from the drop-down and pressing ‘Add to Cart’ below.Orders outside North America must order a minimum of 2 diagrams.

Please select one of diagrams 1 – 10

You can purchase one of diagrams 11-17 separately by selecting from the drop-down and pressing ‘Add to Cart’ below. Orders outside North America must order a minimum of 2 diagrams.

Please select one of diagrams 11 – 17

Click the ‘View Cart’ button below to edit your cart or to check-out when you’re ready.

MASTER PAGE

original master Braille page with tactile sculpture.

THERMOFORM & MASTER PAGE

Tactile Mind Book - THERMOFORM & MASTER PAGE BAD BUNNY

PACKAGE TRACKING NUMBERS ARE ONLY AVAILABLE WITHIN CANADA AND THE U.S.-UNLESS A PRIVATE FIRM IS ORDERED. (ie. FEDEX, UPS).

PLEASE CALL YOUR LOCAL STORE FOR PRICING.

BECAUSE EACH PAGE IS INDIVIDUALLY PRESSED BY HAND, PLEASE ALLOW 2 – 4 WEEKS FOR DELIVERY.


ALTERNATIVE PAYMENT OPTIONS

BY MAIL:

1. Contact me directly via tactilemind at gmail dot com
2.Place an order.

3.Email will be sent confirming order & total payment due.
4.Send Certified Cheque or Money Order by registered mail to:

TACTILE MIND STUDIO LIMITED
P.O. Box 90002
1488 Queen St. West
Toronto, ON
Canada
M6K 3K3

Shipping :

(Only packages for shipping within Canada and the U.S. will have tracking numbers.)

BECAUSE EACH PAGE IS INDIVIDUALLY PRESSED BY HAND, PLEASE ALLOW 2 – 4 WEEKS FOR DELIVERY.


Interac Email Money Transfer

(only for Canadian online banking users)

1.Contact me directly at via email
2.Place an order.
3.Email will be sent confirming order & total payment due.
4.Email transaction password to tactilemind at gmail dot com
5.Confirmation of receipt will be sent.

Shipping:

(Only packages for shipping within Canada and the U.S. will have tracking numbers.)

BECAUSE EACH PAGE IS INDIVIDUALLY PRESSED BY HAND, PLEASE ALLOW 2 – 4 WEEKS FOR DELIVERY.


QUESTIONS / CONCERNS: Please do not hesitate to contact me. Email
DUTY / TARIFF FEES / CUSTOM INTERROGATION

TACTILE MIND STUDIO LIMITED IS NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY ADDITIONAL DUTY / TARIFF FEES UPON IMPORT.