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.

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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Neil Harbisson | GOGBOT festival | 8 – 11 september 2016 | Post-Singularity

Neil Harbisson | GOGBOT festival | 8 – 11 september 2016 | Post-Singularity

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Neil Harbisson was born completely color-blind. But thanks to a device he wears which translates shades into frequencies, he can now hear colors—and perhaps loves and appreciates them more than those with better sight.

Neil Harbisson was born completely color-blind. But thanks to a device he wears which translates shades into frequencies, he can now hear colors—and perhaps loves and appreciates them more than those with better sight.

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Colour-Blind Artist Neil Harbisson Embeds 'Eyeborg' in Skull to 'Hear' Colour - rare disease previously allowed him to see only in black & white.

Colour-Blind Artist Neil Harbisson Embeds 'Eyeborg' in Skull to 'Hear' Colour - rare disease previously allowed him to see only in black & white.

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Artist Neil Harbisson was born completely color blind, but these days a device attached to his head turns color into audible frequencies. Instead of seeing a world in grayscale, Harbisson can hear a symphony of color — and yes, even listen to faces and paintings. **

Artist Neil Harbisson was born completely color blind, but these days a device attached to his head turns color into audible frequencies. Instead of seeing a world in grayscale, Harbisson can hear a symphony of color — and yes, even listen to faces and paintings. **

Neil Harbisson é um artista-cyborg que transformou sua incapacidade de ver as cores do mundo em sonoridade, através de seu olho sonoro é capaz de escutar as cores do mundo que antes enxergava em tons de cinza.

Neil Harbisson é um artista-cyborg que transformou sua incapacidade de ver as cores do mundo em sonoridade, através de seu olho sonoro é capaz de escutar as cores do mundo que antes enxergava em tons de cinza.

neil harbisson, cyborg artist, hears colors

neil harbisson, cyborg artist, hears colors

“Artist Neil Harbisson was born completely color blind, but these days a device attached to his head turns color into audible frequencies. Instead of seeing a world in grayscale, Harbisson can hear a symphony of color -- and yes, even listen to faces and paintings.” —TEDTalks.

“Artist Neil Harbisson was born completely color blind, but these days a device attached to his head turns color into audible frequencies. Instead of seeing a world in grayscale, Harbisson can hear a symphony of color -- and yes, even listen to faces and paintings.” —TEDTalks.

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