These are synesthetic interpretations of words (prominently nouns), based on their phonetics and metaphoric associations. Scroll down or click on image for more information. 

& its a Kind Name

& its a Kind Name

A Synesthete's experience of the name Ophelia. © Kira della Stua 2014

50/50

50/50

A characterization of the time 11:30 PM. Berta Cáceres was a real Environmental Activist who was assassinated this March 3rd, 2016. Please hear her speak here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AR1kwx8b0ms . Let it be noted that the image used in this work sample is not owned by me and is purely used as a personal visual aid for my work and depiction of "11:30 P.M"(Sources Tab). ©Kira della Stua 2016

1464 in 2016

1464 in 2016

A Character Sketch for the DATE "1464", as he would be in today's society. ©Kira della Stua 2016

My synesthetic translation to the name Benek. © Kira della Stua 2015 *I do not own rights to the images used to illustrate this personal sample of work. All selected photographs were taken from various sources and are used only for personal inspiration, collage building, and drafting board samples. Links to all images can be found under the SOURCES tab.

(o)

(o)

A visual and written creation. ©Kira della Stua 2016

A Synesthete's Experience of Colour

A Synesthete's Experience of Colour

I was asked once to describe Green as a synesthete. © Kira della Stua 2015

Visual Depiction

Visual Depiction

An illustrated collage for the fictional character CHARLIE HASS, introduced in the the screenplay "Tenderized". You may view a written scene depiction in the next slide. Ink on Vellum (11” x 14”) 2016 © Kira della Stua

She's a Lady .... Woah Woah Woah

She's a Lady .... Woah Woah Woah

A character description for the word "Cassette". © Kira della Stua 2016 *I do not own rights to the images used to illustrate this personal sample of work. All selected photographs were taken from various sources and are used only for personal inspiration, collage building, and drafting board samples. Links to all images can be found under the SOURCES tab.

Fast Forward

Fast Forward

"Grilled cheese, perfume bottle, four leaf clover, leather, lavender tea. She turns on the air conditioning and runs to her bed; excited for the vent which looms over her mattress, the voice which will expel a cool enveloping breeze onto her skin. She likes ugly men with bouquet personalities.” - Character Illustration and Bio (Ink on Vellum,11” x 14”) ©Kira della Stua 2016

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A collage made to translate my own synesthetic response to hearing the name "Orm". As within a mind palace, these are the images that I associate to the personality and aesthetic of the name. © Kira della Stua 2016

BUBS

BUBS

Sample Character Bios © Kira della Stua. *I do not own rights to the images used to illustrate this personal sample of work. All selected photographs were taken from various sources and are used only for personal inspiration, collage building, and drafting board samples. Links to all images can be found under the SOURCES tab. *

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