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Synesthetic Letters - IBy Dasha Pears

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US$ 780


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2019

Paper, Hahnemühle Bamboo FineArt Paper (290 gsm, 90% bamboo fibers, 10% cotton)

Edition of 28

Dimensions: 50cm (H) x 50cm (W) x 0.1cm (D) / 19.7" (H) x 19.7" (W) x 0.04" (D)

Note: Actual colours may vary due to photography & computer settings.


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Limited edition artwork on museum-quality Hahnemühle Bamboo FineArt Paper (290 gsm, 90% bamboo fibers, 10% cotton), signed and numbered on the front and on the back, embossed with an authenticity stamp, comes with a signed and numbered certificate of authenticity.

The artwork got an Honorable Mention in the 17th Julia Margaret Cameron Award.

From my project “Synesthetic Letters”

Synesthesia is a perceptual phenomenon in which stimulation of one sensory or cognitive pathway leads to automatic, involuntary experiences in a second sensory or cognitive pathway. In grapheme-color synesthesia, individual letters of the alphabet and numbers are associated with specific colors and sometimes colorful patterns. While different individuals usually do not report the same colors for all letters and numbers, studies with large numbers of synesthetes find some commonalities across letters (e.g. A is likely to be red). A number of artists, writers, and scientists had synesthesia, among them Vincent Van Gogh, Wassily Kandinski, Vladimir Nabokov, Nicola Tesla, etc. Some synesthetes are reported to have learned how to apply their ability in daily life and work, for example, have used their abilities in memorization of names and telephone numbers, mental arithmetic, and more complex creative activities like producing visual art, music, and theater.

 



Artist Profile

Born: 1982
Hometown: Helsinki
Based in: Helsinki

Dasha Pears is an award-winning artist, currently based in Helsinki, Finland. Dasha's uncanny laconic art pieces are focused on self-discovery and our inner worlds. Aesthetically clean and pleasing artworks are like doors to a surreal universe where any psychological state becomes beautiful.
Dasha uses the instruments of surrealism, minimalism, color, photography, …

 

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