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This group is for those who have used art to express the memory of their dreams.

Location: Portland, Oregon
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Comment by Guido Vermeulen on July 16, 2012 at 3:09am

What’s under my hat?

A dream about how to construct a poetry shouting machine

Inspired by my interaction with 2 Arab girls at the Brussels’ fun fair

http://kiekjesdief.blogspot.be/2012/07/shouting-poetry.html

Comment by Guido Vermeulen on July 16, 2012 at 3:03am

THE DREAM OF THE GIPSY WOMAN: Nuages nuages, clouds, clouds

Tribute to gipsy guitar player Django Reinhardt; Nuages is one of his most iconic pieces of music

Comment by Guido Vermeulen on July 16, 2012 at 3:00am

Collage: DREAM ABOUT SIMONNE PAUWELS DURING THE GOLDEN TIME SHE LIVED IN IXELLES, B-1050 BRUSSELS; will also be the cover of a new poetry publication «Fairy Tales in Clouds»

Comment by Guido Vermeulen on July 11, 2012 at 1:08am

LET US MANIFEST OUR DREAMS !

Comment by Guido Vermeulen on July 9, 2012 at 7:37am

A GIRAFFE‘s DREAM

Collage on envelope for Postmarked 2012 project

Comment by Guido Vermeulen on July 5, 2012 at 4:28pm

Just when I was getting used to dream in color (a set back)

Comment by Guido Vermeulen on July 3, 2012 at 4:18pm

The bodies we forget except when we dream

Comment by Guido Vermeulen on July 3, 2012 at 4:17pm

A dream about myself submerged in a fish tank

Comment by Guido Vermeulen on July 3, 2012 at 2:03am

Hi Kitty,

I recommend buying and reading THE BOOK OF DISQUIET (try to find the English Serpent’s Tail edition) because so much of this diary is on dreams and how they relate to real life, also on the difference between day and night dreaming.

You could have a point on the language angle. When are we impregmated by a foreign tongue? When do we know this? When you start having dreams in a foreign tongue! And the mistakes we make are not that important, that is for the teachers who in a bad sense are often the police of language (so repressive, not opening students at all).

In my case I am not Bilingual.

I have an active knowledge of 4 tongues: Dutch, French, English and German.

I have a passive knowledge of a few others (Portuguese and Spanish, Italian I consider 2 difficult to say about it I can manage reading it).

Interesting thing happens when you switch between languages: sometimes you DO NOT remember a word in your mother tongue BUT know the word in another tongue. I have stopped asking me questions about the why’s, it is as silly as trying to decipher dream images ...

About your idea that Baudhuin visited me: without ANY doubt.

A few months after his suicide I was working during an evening in the Fine Arts Center in Brussels for a concert and I saw the image of a huge wild boar on the walls of the concert hall, a day dream for sure or an evening dream but I was awake! I smiled, said okay guy, you are telling me I have to forgive you!

Comment by Kitty Rocket on July 2, 2012 at 7:52pm

The thing I like most about your work is your ability to express the importance of the dream in few words, moreover, I mean the actual profundity of it stamped into important words. My dream journals are filled with cumbersome details and almost muddling my point at times...It is also what I love about Joseph Cornell's dream logs....

"2 tiny ceramic animals came tumbling out as though the ages had hewn them out a shelter"

I read your blog Guido.

Clearly you have talent that lies within words and language. Maybe that is what happens when one is bilingual. Maybe I should learn a new language and broaden a bit.

Interesting about the boar story. Perhaps it was a visit from your friend.

Sadly I have no dream art to share today.....

 

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