• Yayoi Kusama, Hymn Of Life. Synesthetic.
    Inspiration

    Synesthetic: hearing colors, seeing sounds

    Once in primary school, I shared with a classmate that I see colors when I listen to music; that letters and numbers have their own colors. She looked at me in horror and exclaimed: ”This is not normal!”. To see music, letters, and numbers in color has always been normal to me. I never asked myself about this ”weird” ability of mine, I don’t remember wondering whether everyone else sees the world this way – I enjoyed the wonderful synesthetic world I was in and wanted to keep it all to myself. Many moons later I got curious what is this phenomenon about. Does it have a name? Has anyone researched…