Soundscapes

I found a blog post called Listening to Art (https://soundslikenoise.org/listening-to-art/)  from an artist producing soundscapes, or collections of sounds interpreting visual works of art, the reverse of our assignment. I was looking for an article about synesthesia since this concept is relevant to our first assignment, and I noticed this artist mentioned synesthesia to give background for his work. Here is an excerpt from the beginning of the post.

Sebastiane Hegarty writes about the synesthesia that naturally exists between the senses, stating “it is rare if ever that we perceive through the attention of one sense only. The senses perform in concert a ‘clump of sensation’ rather than distinct, independent and rarefied channels” . So is the disengagement we often feel in a gallery due to the intense channelling of one sense at the expense of others?

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