Synesthesia at Substation Gallery


“Synaesthesia is a serial experiment that crosses the boundaries between two genres of art: the written word and the image. A collaboration between writers and artists, Synæsthesia is the product of a marriage between form and words that exist beyond the page.” (Exhibition synopsis)

synesthesiasinəsˈθē zh ə| ( Brit. synaesthesia)

noun Physiology & Psychology the production of a sense impression relating to one sense or part of the body by stimulation of another sense or part of the body.
the poetic description of a sense impression in terms of another sense, as in “a loud perfume” or “an icy voice.”

I came down to this exhibition with Wendy on Tuesday. Granting the fact that we are not a hardcore artist, the arts there was a little too much for us. We digested slowly and some are too abstract and profound for us to absorb. Well, arts takes time i guess.

I’m impressed with a poem named Heartless (about a girl who was born heartless) and a graphic of a lung of bird with a tagline: which color is your song? That was beautiful. And that was thought-provoking!

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Synesthesia at Substation Gallery

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