Some Thoughts on Dream Aesthetics by Mikita Brottman

As Freud acknowledged, the same narrative capacity that helps us make sense of reality also helps us to make sense of the dream. However, although the dream's waking analogue is usually considered to be fiction, dreams are seldom, if ever, language-based. In what language do dreams speak to us? Do we dream in words, illustrations, or moving images? In considering the dreams of a group of young artists, I offer some tentative thoughts and questions about the aesthetics of dreams. Read the rest of the article here.

Posted on October 25, 2014 .