AND NOW THEY WANT YOUR DREAMS, TOO.
The CT+CR Collective for the Social Dream Lab, de Young Museum, San Francisco, California;
February 6-March 3, 2013
Reading the Dead
Sunday, February 10, 2013
Beginning with Bachelard’s notion of “dreams of will,” members of the CT+CR Collective read from the dream works of the dead, some with resurrectional intent. … More
“Because reverie is nearly always associated in our minds with a state of relaxation we fail to appreciate those dreams of focused action which I will call dreams of will. And so, when the real stands before us in all its terrestrial materiality, we are easily persuaded that the reality principle must usurp the unreality principle, forgetting the unconscious impulses, the oneiric forces which flow unceasingly through our conscious life. … More
“In my youth, at the time of the great winter festivals, they used to prepare a brûlot (brandy burnt with sugar). My father would pour into a wide dish some marc-brandy produced from our own vineyard. In the center he would place pieces of broken sugar, the biggest ones in the sugar bowl.… More