Gian Maria Greco – ARSAD 2017

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On the audio description of comic books

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PODCAST | Chiara Nicoletti interviews Gian Maria Greco, Accessibility Expert and Researcher at UAB/TransMedia Catalonia

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Gian Maria Greco, accessibility expert expert and researcher at the Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, will attend the upcoming ARSAD, The Advanced Research Seminar on Audio Description, to chair the introductive panel “Audio Describing Art” and will contribute to the conference with an explorative research On The audio description of comic books. Gian Maria Greco is also involved , with Anna Matamala and Pilar Orero, in MAP – the Media Accessibility Platform, a unified atlas charting the worldwide landscape of research, policies, training and practices in this field.

Since its beginning in 2007, the international seminar on audio description ARSAD has been a meeting point for all key agents interested in both research and practice in audio description. Its sixth edition, to be held in Barcelona on March 16th (all day) and 17th (morning) 2017, aims to take stock of recent advances while looking at the future of the field. ARSAD 2017 would like to engage practitioners, researchers, trainers, trainees, regulators, broadcasters, users, social activists, cultural managers, and anyone interested in audio description in a fruitful discussion on the past, present and future of audio description.

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  • Reporter
    Chiara Nicoletti
  • Guest
    Gian Maria Greco
  • Interviewee role
    Accessibility Expert and Researcher at UAB/TransMedia Catalonia
  • Festival section
    Barcelona, March 16th and 17th
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