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Seeing Sound (*Empowering Art Series)

Have you ever smelled something that instantly brought you back to a particular memory? Do you associate a day of the week with a color, or a feel? If so, you’re at least loosely familiar with synesthesia --  a term derived from the Greek words “together” and “sensation” (syn and aisthesis). Psychologists understand synesthesia as… Continue reading Seeing Sound (*Empowering Art Series)

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  A confrontation with something unexpected can make you pause, look up, and examine yourself and your world. Outdoor, monumental sculptures often provide such an encounter. Maman, a 30-foot sculpture of a spider by the late French artist Louis Bourgeoius, can not be ignored. And it is impossible for a viewer to just look at… Continue reading Connected