tactual exploration

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Noun1.tactual exploration - a method of examination in which the examiner feels the size or shape or firmness or location of something (of body parts when the examiner is a health professional)
touching, touch - the act of putting two things together with no space between them; "at his touch the room filled with lights"
ballottement - a palpatory technique for feeling a floating object in the body (especially for determining the position of a fetus by feeling the rebound of the fetus after a quick digital tap on the wall of the uterus)
examination, scrutiny - the act of examining something closely (as for mistakes)
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This quotation from novelist Margaret Atwood might well be the motto for the exhibition Tactual Explorations at the North Light Gallery, Armitage Bridge, this week.
Touching the exhibits in an art gallery is normally forbidden, but Tactual Explorations actively encourages visitors to get their hands on each piece.