Dr Svetlana Rudenko, Bray Institute of Further Education, Ireland, visiting lecturer at University of Granada, Concert pianist, researcher on Music & Art Perception, Creative Synaesthesia, Cognitive Musicology, multisensory design for digitally enhanced realities VR/ AR for Education & Mental Health programs, aesthetics for Sensory Substitution Devices.  I presented at Harvard University during  12th conference of ASA, American Synesthesia Association “4D Digital Visualisation of Musical Texture/ Musical-Space Synesthesia perception/ music example A. Scriabin’s Desire, op.57 N1” (2017), at Western University London Ontario, Music and Consciousness (2019). Trinity College Dublin The Visual and Performing Arts funding Award 2017: Visual Music, Music and the Senses, National Concert Hall Dublin https://www.irishtimes.com/culture/music/the-colours-of-music-this-week-s-classical-music-highlights-1.3200063PROBES (2018) Trinity College DublinTetractys: my music for Animated Art https://vimeo.com/296197046 For Neuroscience Ireland, Brain Awareness Week, concert at Trinity College Dublin, “Painting Music”(2019), for British Neuroscience Association festival BNA 2019 Cognitive Musicology via Synaesthesia, concert with visuals based on cross-modal associations of musical texture. www.svetlana-rudenko.com

The summary of my research and talk about public outreach concerts for Brain Awareness Week in Ireland is here (recorded for European Neuroscience Virtual Forum 2020) https://vimeo.com/434000287

Reviews on my concerts:

Piano Concert “Svetlana Rudenko followed with a power-packed account Liszt’s supreme Sonata in B minor that revealed no inhibiting concerns for the practicable or even the physically possible…” (Andrew Johnston, Irish Times, National Concert Hall Dublin)

Public outreach concert “Cognitive Musicology via Synaesthesia” during British Neuroscience Festival BNA 2019, Dublin:


Trinity College Dublin Concert “Painting Music: Sound as Vision via Synaesthesia” https://www.tcd.ie/news_events/articles/painting-music-to-celebrate-brain-awareness-week/?fbclid=IwAR3xJ7rzmfIQlvXPKCukmOkqU2q3QnLwxC9zYnV1XJruYWrGGerkFdsbiY4

Personal Statement: For many years I worked as a piano teacher, and I see Music and Arts as a wonderful way to enhance creativity. Music is a great way to connect and celebrate International cultural heritage of humanity. Music is a personal journey to connect to your inner self. My PhD research on symbolist synaesthete composer A. Scriabin inspired me to take his model of multisensory drama Mysterium  to embrace Audio-Visual perception of Music. I play concerts with visuals to show how wonderful our minds could be, and how we can choose the “reality”, consciousness where we want to be.

I am delighted to be in this team to celebrate the diversity of perceptions, cultures and people!

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