David Genco (Luxembourgian, born 1985); Courtesy of David Genco

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1508, Synesthetic Calculus, 2012

Its medium is https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=biwb41_9mgs&.

People with synesthesia can see music in color or connect letters to sounds or textures. This video visualizes unique ways of recalling numbers.

David Genco (Luxembourgian, born 1985); 32 seconds; Courtesy of David Genco

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