Consuelo Agnesi

Deaf artist, Opera narrator

Short Bio

Deaf Architect, is a designer and Consultant or Accessibility, elimination and overcoming of physical and sensory barriers with particular emphasis on solutions that ensure the usability of the built environment, services and communication for deaf people. Among the experiences includes the Leonardo project for which he has carried out research and planning for accessibility at the Technical Department of the University of Granada. Founding member of the study Architecture STUDIOINMOVIMENTO. Together with colleagues has completed several projects including projects including Park Slow with Fondazione Chiaravalle Montessori and a system devised by herself, "Accessible Light" which eliminates communication barriers within any environment, through the visual translation signals and audible alarms, thereby facilitating the accessibility and safety for deaf people.In 2014 it launched its evolution, "Accessible Light 2", more and more universal. She currently works with organizations, institutions, associations and individuals as a researcher, teacher, consultant and designer for accessibility.

Among the associations in which it will have the institutional roles CERPA Italy Onlus (European Center for Research and Promotion of Accessibility) and the Observatory Accessibility (OsA) of ENS Onlus for which participates in the technical meetings for the Accessibility of Cultural Heritage to MiBACT. Rapporteur in the context of national and international conferences and is the author of scientific contributions and technical publications on the subject. With the search path for inclusive safety in emergency for deaf people, in collaboration with the National Body of Fire Brigades, participates to the specific brainstorming on the subject and to the XVII World Congress of the World Federation of the Deaf in Istanbul. In 2015 with the OsA wins Lifebility Award for Tourism and Cultural Heritage with the "MAPS” (Museums and cultural venues accessible for Deaf People).  



Education Prize 2021


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