Analogue hyperlinks for a book on dreams.

Maria Fischer. “Traumgedanken.” Final year project at University of Applied Sciences Augsburg. 20 × 28 cm. 76 pages. Japanese binding.

The book “Traumgedanken” (“Thoughts about dreams”) contains a collection of literary, philosophical, psychological and scientifical texts which provide an insight into different dream theories.

To ease the access to the elusive topic, the book is designed as a model of a dream about dreaming. Analogue to a dream, where pieces of reality are assembled to build a story, it brings different text excerpts together. They are connected by threads which tie in with certain key words. The threads visualise the confusion and fragileness of dreams.

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3 thoughts on “Analogue hyperlinks for a book on dreams.

  1. Sheila Ryan Post author

    I like the tangly skeins. For the past six months, I’ve been having vivid, weightily-fraught dreams, and waking has felt like trying to pick my way out of a snarled knot.

    (Weightily-fraught? That’s almost a name for a character in a nineteenth-century farce. Wately J. Frott.)

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