The Dreaming Manifest is a participatory collection of dream stories, sorted by color in order to explore the correspondences between color and sub-conscious (or unconscious) memory and experience.
Visit the collection and make a contribution at http://www.dreamingmanifest.net
'Last night I dreamed that I was walking along the top of a high dune by the beach with my mother, who was taking pictures for a photo essay on a strange fad of the moment: beachside homeowners deciding to replace the roofs of their houses with new, totally differently-shaped ones. They discarded their old roofs in the woods along the beach where they lay among the trees: peaked, mansard, gabled. "You won't see these much longer" she told me in a serious tone.'
I have always been a vivid dreamer. I clearly remember dreams, even from my very early childhood. I'm familiar with the bittersweet experience of waking up from a dream and feeling for a period (perhaps only moments, sometimes days) that it would be worth almost anything to get back into that world, slip back into some imaginary relationship, or see the end of the story.
The Dreaming Manifest extends and expands my personal collection of remembered dreams, offering visitors an opportunity to contribute as well as to read. I am fascinated by fictional accounts of shared dreaming and communal experiences or physical places only accessible to the sleeping mind. I am also intrigued by the logic of dreams: the random correspondences between unrelated places and objects, and the inexplicable significance attached to particular words or people by the subconscious.