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Andy Slater

Andy Slater is a blind media artist from Chicago. working in the mediums of sound, Extended reality, web art, Science fiction, installation and performance. Much of his art is focused on accessibility, blind wayfinding, and sonic drifting.

An abstract spectrum of colored dots on a black background that cohere together to represent sound waves or a music equalizer.

How to Hear Images and See Sounds

Artists Shannon Finnegan and Andy Slater talk accessibility, transdimensional hearing, alt-text as poetry, sound descriptions, and Instagram captions for McSweeney’s Audio Issue.