Art and Common Space Lecture, Simon Harvey: Symbolism Synesthesia and Gesamtkunstwerk

07.02.2013 - 10:00 to 13:00
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Synesthesia occurs when one experiences vision as sound, sound as vision, sound as touch etc. - for instance the colour planes in Kandinsky's paintings felt as music. It is sometimes considered an effect of Gesamtkunstwerk - the total art work. This lecture will trace its origins in synthetism (re. the Symbolists) and consider its prevalence in contemporary installation practices.

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Kunstakademiet i Trondheim
Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU)
N-7491 Trondheim

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