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Intermission: One Minute Soundsculpture Intermission: One Minute Soundsculpture

Intermission: One Minute Soundsculpture

by Patrick James
October 21, 2009 at 4:30
As Molly of We Love You So writes, "If you ever wondered what it's like to be a synaesthete, this video might provide a vicarious experience."Video by Daniel Franke, sound by Ryoji Ikeda.
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