sleep laboratory

lightly dessed I wander

towards my homely felling.

 

An intuition, running

harking, hiding,

running.

 

On all fours hounded in darkness

a moving statue, in fear.

 

Awakening grown-up

over and over again.

 

 

*dream diary, dated June 25th 2005

The preceding lines reflect one my indirect nightmares. In my work this dream is carried over into reality. In this respect three components play an important role:

 

the room/ the video/ the performance.

 

The stairway is boarded with steel plates into a slide. Furthermore a translucent screen is added that pervades the whole room. On this screen a video is projected. There you can see when the REM sleep sets in and this moment a little spot at the top ent of steel slide is activated-----and the dream begins...