powder coated steel and red cedar
35" x 3.5" x 24"h
While working on the symphony, I got so curious about the perceptual phenomenon called synesthesia — a neurological condition in which stimulation of one sensory or cognitive pathway leads to automatic, involuntary experiences in a second sensory or cognitive pathway.
In spring 2018, I implemented a self experiment with psychedelic drug Lysergic acid diethylamide (LSD) to dive into a deeper psychic experience and get familiar with the realm unconscious — the primitive psyche. I took this experiment as a serious session of psychoanalysis on every Sunday, and solely focus on my mind and body.
During this period, I aimed to find the practical use of this psychic effect. This regular ritual continued on for three months and produced an artwork called TAKELSD including a collection of ritual objects.
powder coated steel and red cedar in artist's frame