"Seeing" Starry Night Through Music
A lot of curiosity lies around what blind and partially sighted people “see”. But that’s not quite the point: art demands emotional reactions from people, and the way we instinctively react is the same, regardless of sight or not.
This project is to help the visually impaired people to feel the starry sky of Van Gogh through music. By categorizing different color data, categorize and plot the staves and combine the music.
Numbers 1 to 7 represent the seven scale degrees in a diatonic major scale. For example, in C major, the numbers correspond to the notes and the solfège as follows:
"Visually impaired people experience art exactly the same way as everyone else, they just have, and need, different methods of gaining that experience."