Heading West (Cyndi Lauper)
Kere’s first foray into abstract photography is an exploration of the phenomenon of Chromesthesia – a form of Synesthesia relating to one’s personal connection to colour. Chromesthesia is triggered by certain stimuli, in this case Kere’s response to music, not just the colours but also the composition and general imagery certain songs evoke in each individual.
Kere explains: “This is simply how I see music, and view certain songs that hold a powerful personal resonance. This is a glimpse into my ‘mindscape’ and how I experience and feel these landscapes - be they from my past, or a leap forward into a future memory. This is my unique connection, and emotional response. The challenge was creating a snapshot, an overall point in time which captured the essence of the entire song…”