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How A Synesthetic Artist Sees Sounds And Turns Music Into Paintings

Artist Christina Eve paints music. A rare neurological condition known as synesthesia has entwined her senses, so she sees a kaleidoscope of dancing colors whenever she listens to music.
This painting is artist Christina Eve's attempt to recreate the images she sees when she listens to the music of Bleachers. Source: Colorist Creative - Garrett Callahan and Sean Sida

Artist Christina Eve has synesthesia, a rare neurological condition that entwines the senses. In Christina Eve's case, she sees sounds. Last year she sent me a handful of her colorful paintings she made based on music she heard and the visions she had when she listened. I was so fascinated by the way she interprets songs with imagery that I asked her to document the process. YouAll Songs Considered

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