Synesthesia of the Soul: An Interview with Smacksoft

“What do you do when you are an iconoclastic artist and musician who has myriad ideas, concepts, and feelings, yet cannot seem to find an outlet? If you’re Whang Bo-ryung, you combine them into a uniquely synesthetic format that—literally and figuratively—adds color to sound and sound to color, kind of like an aural version of tinting old black-and-white photos. The result of this melding is Whang’s latest project: Smacksoft…”

– Words by Michael Berry, shot by Jessica Hollingsworth

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