fellow dreamers in Athens I think of you tonight
Sleep here occurs in silence, broken only by the occasional cargo train that rumbles through, or the birds that punctuate the morning. It is rural, brown and dry here. During the day I do my flight training on back meadows where vultures circle.… More
the scent of coffee beans roasting evokes revolutionary dreams; sipping nettle soup between naps can open the door to ancestral dreaming; sleeping in a top hat and tails may lead to dreams with cabaret acts; a ladybug in your the bed can cause mid century modernist dreams; a lovers whisper during sleep induces spontaneous birdsong in dreams; sleeping on trains can lead to dreams of time travel; a night of dancing is often followed by sultry dream encounters; sleeping outside in the midday sun can induce dreams of Aristotelian dreams; sleeping with elephants enchants the dreamer; sleeping in the mountains has been known to induce dream climbing; a walk at dusk can result in a morning nap of somersaults and flying.… More
“In the ambition was a desire to make over the world as it should be; but in the disappearances was the desire to live as though it had been made over, to refashion oneself into a hero who disappeared not only into the sky, the sea, the wilderness, but into a conception of self, into legend, into the heights of possibility.”
– Rebecca Solnit, From: Yves Klein and the Blue of Distance, A Field Guide to Getting Lost
In the car heading towards the Blue Ridge Mountains, the writer next to me says, “I am sure I know what it is to fly.… More
Learning and Memory Scientists track the brainwaves of the small mammal.
As the rat sleeps in dreams she relives the activities from the day. Through the maze she repeats her path perfectly never missing a turn. As the woman sleeps in dreams she relives the activities from the day.… More
past few nights monkeys play in the foyer, a series of white colonnaded steps leading in every direction. there is a menacing stranger oblivious to the monkeys, rapidly ascending the steps. the glass doors to the shape shifting houseboat at the edge of the field are locked.… More
Strategies from Anuj Vaidya, Fellow Dreamer:
a drop of honey trapped beneath the tongue evokes sweet dreams at night; an infant choir singing you to sleep can lead to playful dreams; a grasshopper in the room causes jump cut dreaming; sleeping with one eye open induces split personality dreaming; sleeping in drag invokes fabulous dreams; swallowing citrus seeds at dusk can lead to pungent dreaming; snoring can provoke waking dreams in other people; a pinch of salt on the kneecap leads to dreams of the open sea; a hot bath in the middle of the night agitates the dream nerve; sleeping with your arms wrapped around someone opens a portal of dreams; sleeping with the stars in your eyes has been known to induce dreamflight.… More
Last nights dreams were muted and diffracted. This short film is an ode to their attenuated substance.
[pro-player width=’600′ height=’330′ type=’video’]http://www.socialsatisfaction.org/socialdreamlab/wp-content/uploads/2013/02/kinoneirictraces2_60.mp4[/pro-player]… More
Dream log, February 9th
I am in an elevator, heading for the observatory. There are delineated layers within the elevator space, like realms with an inner and outer area. They are separated by a sheath of thick clear vinyl-like material. I am in the inner circle.… More