Dialogue in the Dark Explore the non-visual in an eye opening experience

Dialogue in the Dark is an experience set in total darkness. Visitors are led through an environment and learn to interact and communicate by relying on non-visual senses.

The guide leading each attendee is a person with low vision or blindness. The idea is to create a complete role reversal as sighted people are removed from their familiar circumstance. Without sight, visitors become reliant on a person with low vision to provide security and orientation while travelling through a world without imagery.

In this setting, guides open each attendee’s eyes to show them that the world of low vision is in no way poorer – only a different way to experience an environment.

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Dialogue in the Dark What's involved?

Over a 60-minute period, visitors discover:

  • How to find orientation and move in the dark
  • How to identify the world through the remaining senses
  • How to communicate and collaborate without sight

Learn about the interactive experience

Visit the Dialogue in the Dark website

Dialogue in the Dark Employment opportunities

We will be taking applications towards the end of the year for positions as Dialogue in the Dark guides. For further information or to register your interest in becoming a guide, please contact us.

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Dialogue in the Dark Program partners

Dialogue in the Dark opens in Melbourne in May 2017. It is brought to you by Guide Dogs Victoria and our partners.

Gold Partners:

Event Partners:

We have additional partnership opportunities available. For further information:

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The concept of Dialogue in the Dark and its related trademarks are the intellectual property of Dialogue Social Enterprise GmbH

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