Balboa Park in San Diego as Concetta sees it, and in reality
Concetta Antico always suspected she was different. But she never thought she had super-human vision.
Looking back now, it makes sense: For one thing, she was obsessed with make up. “I could see a lot more colour in my natural skin,” she tells tells i100.co.uk. “I thought I was covering up blue or green or violet.” Antico is too polite to say whether she was embarrassed for her friends who didn’t do the same.
The San Diego based artist and teacher was diagnosed as a Tetrachromat in November 2012 - two decades after she set up her art school - following one of her students suggesting she may have the rare genetic condition.