a dream project

I have been collecting brief descriptions of recent actual dreams, all of which are included here. I am not interested in analyzing them, but simply curious about the experiences we have while our minds and bodies are at rest.

In the process of collecting these dream stories, I was inspired to make A Thousand Threads, a limited edition, screen-printed book. It contains short, meditative poems I wrote by interweaving the dream fragments of others with my own dream imagery.

This project was part of The Spaces in Between, a solo exhibition curated by Susanna Meiers, February 14 – March 11, 2011, at the El Camino College Art Gallery in Torrance, CA.

To see all of the book pages or contribute a dream story, please go to www.betsylohrerhall.com. Thanks!

Tuesday, September 6, 2011

Many Thanks

Special thanks to all the dream contributors:

Edith Abeyta, Carol Ann, Slater Barron, Cheryl Bennett, Dara Brady, Jack Chipman, Margie Darrow, Darlene DeAngelo, Marta Deffenbaugh, Don Dolan, Gabrielle Dorr, Tom Dowling, Trisha Drew, Richard Hall, Paula Isenberg, Lili Khanmalek, Stephanie Klein, Carolyn Liesy, Jason Lipeles, Drew Lohrer, Jane Lohrer, Rick Lohrer, Ruth Lohrer, Steve Marr, Lynne Mori, Gretchen Potts, Sue Ann Robinson, Joanna Roche, Don Schallau, Jean Shriver, Elena Mary Siff, Morag Stokes, Karen Frimkess Wolff, JEN ZEN (aka Jen Grey), and several anonymous dreamers...
and to Stephanie Klein for editing and sequencing of the stories.

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