Sequence of Dreams (Night Two)
The difficulty of trying depict a dream in an image or series of images is in the seeing aspect. In every photograph we look at, it's always with our eyes, but when recalling a photograph we remember certain aspects of it, most likely the things that stood out for us. The photograph isn't quite clear when we recall it in our minds and that unclearness is what our dreams seem to us when we wake. So to parallel the dream sequence, each image you are looking at with your eyes open is when we are actually dreaming. Look at all the photographs together and try to embed them into your brain. Now close your eyes and recall these images.
Are they sequenced? Did they go "out of order"? Did some of your own thoughts or images weave into these images in your brain? This is what we "see" when we wake up from a dream. Just like trying to remember the details of the dream when recalling a photograph we had seen only seconds before, the details fade, we can't remember every little aspect of the pictures and only certain "highlights" are permanent. In a week from now you may completely forget about what you had seen or you will remember significantly less than now, just like as if you were trying to recall a dream you had a week ago.
Each of these four photographs represent a period of the REM cycle.
They do in fact tell an underlying story that I have dreamt one night. The week before this particular dream I had a lot of repeating thoughts which included my wood final project which was on the skeletal system, cooking hash browns cause let's be honest, hash browns are the shit, waking up in time because I have been staying up late every night working on projects which I had taken headache pills that contained caffein to help me keep focused every night, and lastly I have been recovering from an injury and I have been having an immense urge to disregard my well being to train, even for a little bit. All of these things turned up into my dream.