building understanding of synesthesia
can you make what you hear?

Synesthetic Building Blocks (2010-2011)

Viewers take a listen to the music loop in the nearby headphones while building what they hear. These blocks are shaped and painted to resemble some of my own sound experiences as well as the Klüver form constants (described here). Credit to my dad for the saw work!

Firman Synesthetic Building Blocks
Firman Synesthetic Building Blocks
Firman Synesthetic Building Blocks