This week's TEDWeekends theme is 'Hacking Our Senses,' and below you will find a visual representation of colorblind artist Neil Harbisson's talk on how he can 'hear' colors.
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"The man who hears colour" "I do not wear technology. I AM technology." He can WEAR SONGS. This is nuts.
Artist Neil Harbisson is completely colour-blind. Here, he explains how a camera attached to his head allows him to hear colour.
Thanks to the antenna implanted in his skull, Neil Harbisson can hear images and paint sounds.
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Harbisson's visualisation of Beethoven's Für Elise
Neil Harbisson has an antenna with a camera at its end permanently implanted in his head that allows him to perceive colour as sound. Photograph: Dan Peled/AAP