Movement project - must be viewer activated, repeatable
Plywood, reed, dowels, craft sticks, muslin, canvas
"Parasomnias are a category of sleep disorders that involve abnormal and unnatural movements, behaviors, emotions, perceptions, and dreams that occur while falling asleep, sleeping, between sleep stages, or during arousal from sleep. Some NREM parasomnias (sleep-walking, night-terrors, and confusional arousal) are common during childhood. These disorders of arousal can range from confusional arousals, somnambulism, to night terrors. Other specific disorders include sleepeating, sleep sex, teeth grinding, rhythmic movement disorder, restless legs syndrome, and somniloquy." (x)
I was interested in constructing a narrative around the character of a particular motion. A third person (the invader, monster, puppeteer) reaches their hand through the bed frame to activate the wheels, causing an unnatural contortions of sheets in the infant's bed.
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