synesthesia 1


Synesthesia – the joint project of artist Tatiana Kolganova and composer Olesya Rostovskaya, which made with the unique photoelectronic sythesizer ANS. The musical instrument was created by Russian engeneer Evgeny Murzin from 1937 to 1957. The core of the synthesizer is a transformation from drawing to sound. ANS consists of 10 octaves and each of them has 72 pure sinusoid tones. So the possibilites to create a sound out of an image are ample.



Synesthesia 1 – The idea of the first series of the project came from two different directions to see ANS. The artist was going from drawing and curiosity what kind of sound the drawing can produce, the composer was going from sound and drew the music as itself. The project consists of six scores that exibiting in lightboxes. Every drawing transformed into the piece of sound by ANS and recorded. Each score is an independed piece. Three of the scores are from the artist and another three are from the composer. At the exhibition viewers can see and listen to the drawings at the same time.