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ABOUT-VIBI


VIBI ist the visual Jesus book.
VIBI IS VISUAL JESUS BOOK
Exciting stories of Jesus and his friends are told through paintings and Sign Language videos. This makes the stories easily understandable.
EXCITING STORIES WITH PEOPLE AND JESUS
PAINTED PICTURES AND SIGN LANGUAGE
EASY TO UNDERSTAND

The goal of VIBI is, that deaf people and other people can understand the Bible easily through the Sign Language videos and texts.
GOAL VIBI:
DEAF PEOPLE AND OTHER PEOPLE
CAN UNDERSTAND SIGNS AND TEXT

It is important that VIBI can be easily understood.
VIBI combines 3 elements:
1. Paintings, easy to understand
2. Videos of Austrian Sign Language and International Signs
3. Texts in simple German and English

IMPORTANT: EASY TO UNDERSTAND
3 ELEMENTS:
1. PAINTINGS: EASY TO UNDERSTAND
2. VIDEOS: AUSTRIAN SIGN LANGUAGE AND INTERNATIONAL SIGNS
3. TEXTS: GERMAN AND ENGLISH SIMPLE

The project VIBI started inside the Lifeworlds, which are part of the Order of the Brothers of Saint John of God in Linz.

LIFE WORLDS AND HOSPITAL SAINT JOHN LINZ
HERE VIBI START

There are 3 Lifeworlds in Austria.
The first was built in 1999 in Schenkenfelden.
The other Lifeworlds are in Pinsdorf and Wallsee.

IN AUSTRIA 3 LIEFWORLDS
FIRST: 1999 START LIFEWORLD IN SCHENKENFELDEN
OTHER LIFEWORLDS: PINSDORF AND WALLSEE

In these Lifeworlds, deaf people with multiple disabilities
(for example mental disabilities, paralysis, people in wheelchairs)
are in community with hearing people who help them.

LIFEWORLD IS WHAT?
DEAF PEOPLE WITH MULTIPLE DISABILITIES
FOR EXAMPLE: MENTAL DISABILITY, PARALYSIS, WHEELCHAIR
COMMUNITY OF HEARING AND DEAF PEOPLE AND HELP

For a good community, it is important that the deaf and the hearing people are seen as equal. For example, all are enjoying the meals together.
GOOD COMMUNITY IMPORTANT:
HEARING AND DEAF PEOPLE SAME EQUAL
EATING TOGETHER AND TALKING
GOOD COMMUNITY

Prim. Dr. Johannes Fellinger says, that only the Bible and the message of Jesus can make this community possible.
JOHANNES FELLINGER SAYS:
VISUAL JESUS BOOK MAKES COMMUNITY POSSIBLE

Jesus is important for this community.
In the Lifeworlds, devotions take place three times a week.
They include a lot of signing and painting to be easily understood.
JESUS IMPORTANT FOR COMMUNITY.
IN LIFEWORLDS: 3 TIMES A WEEK
DEVOTIONS SHOWED AND SIGNED
EASY TO UNDERSTAND

Center of the lifeworlds is Jesus and his love, care and forgiveness.
He is very important.

CENTER OF LIFEWOLRDS: JESUS
IMPORTANT: LOVE, CARE, FORGIVENESS

If two people start fighting, are frustrated and don't like each other, Jesus tells them to calm down and try to get along with each other.
IF 2 PEOPLE FIGHT AND DO NOT LIKE EACH OTHER
JESUS SAYS:
CALM DOWN! GET ALONG WITH EACH OTHER!

If people in these Lifeworlds are weak, Jesus says it is important to help.
Many people have already experienced this help.
LIFEWORLD:
IF PERSON WEAK: HELP!
JESUS SAYS: IMPORTANT TO HELP!
PEOPLE HAVE EXPERIENCED HELP

The devotions take place regularly on Fridays.
The stories of Jesus are told through signing and painting.
DEVOTION VIBI
FRIDAYS REGULARLY
TELLING STORIES, SIGNING, PAINTING

Prim. Dr. Johannes Fellinger creatively paints the stories.
Now the people can easily understand the content.

JOHANNES FELLINGER CREATIVE PAINTING
PEOPLE UNDERSTAND THE STORIES


Each story consists of about 10 pictures.
While the pictures are painted, the stories start to make sense.

EACH STORY ABOUT 10 PICTURES
WHILE THEY ARE PAINTED
STORIES CAN BE UNDERSTOOD

VIBI started, because Prim. Dr. Johannes Fellinger had already painted a lot of pictures. All of them are collected. He wanted to publish them on the Internet so people can see them.
VIBI START HOW?
JOHANNES FELLINGER PAINTS PAINTS PAINTS
MANY PAINTINS COLLECTED
HE WANTS TO PUBLISH THEM ON THE INTERNET
PEOPLE CAN SEE

Ernst Haidenthaler, a good friend of Prim. Dr. Johannes Fellinger, died. The money he left was donated to finance VIBI.
VIBI FOUNDED HOW?
JOHANNES FELLINGER GOOD FRIEND ERNST HAIDENTHALER DIED
HIS MONEY GIVEN TO VIBI
NOW VIBI POSSIBLE

The team consists of four people (from left to right):
Prim. Dr. Johannes Fellinger, neurologist und psychiatrist as well as artist;
Martin Gebetsberger, deaf, Sign Language teacher and communications trainer; Martin Haunschmid, programmer;
Sonja Faschinger, graphic artist with Sign Language competence

The team works together with the Order of the Brothers of Saint John of God.

TEAM 4 PEOPLE:
JOHANNES FELLINGER: DOCTOR NEUROLOGIST PSYCHATRIST ARTIST
MARTIN GEBETSBERGER: DEAF, SIGN LANGUAGE TEACHER, COMMUNICATION TEACHER
MARTIN HAUNSCHMID: MAKES WEBSITE
SONJA FASCHINGER: GRAPHICS AND CAN SIGN


WORKING WITH: HOSPITAL ST. JOHN

What is planned for the future?
Right now, videos in Austrian Sign language and International Signs and simple texts in German and English are offered.
In the future, many different languages can be added if you want!
FUTURE WHAT?
NOW: AUSTRIAN SIGN LANGUAGE AND INTERNATIONAL SIGN
AND TEXT GERMAN SIMPLE AND ENGLISH SIMPLE
CAN ADD OTHER LANGUAGES IF WANTED