How to Make Art With Aphantasia

Alice doesn’t visualize; she conceptualizes. In this article, writer Dustin Grinnell explores how artist and illustrator Alice Coles makes art while having aphantasia. Alice shares tips for how to make art with aphantasia.

Blind In My Mind’s Eye

What if it were possible to see images in our minds when we're awake just like we do when we dream? A dream turned revelation changed this aphantasic's life forever.

Losing My Mind’s Eye

A tale of expecting a 45 minute out-patient procedure and instead having a 5-hour surgery, a stroke, peripheral vision deficit and an unnamed loss of visualization. My mind’s eye was simply erased.

Peach Leaves

Nothing like picking peach leaves in an orchard in absolute silence. A dark and deep, poetically-expressed piece on discovering aphantasia.

Learning with Aphantasia

Does aphantasia help or hinder learning? Many researchers and educational experts simply cannot agree, evidently more systemic research into the phenomenon is needed to reach more substantial conclusions.

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