My Dream, My Heterotopia 

Heterotopia is a concept elaborated by philosopher Michel Foucault to describe certain cultural, institutional and discursive spaces that are somehow ‘other’: disturbing, intense, incompatible, contradictory or transforming. Heterotopias are worlds within worlds, mirroring and yet upsetting what is outside.

Duration: 1.5 min

Progress:

I tried different materials to reflect the images, different shooting angles, using my hand to move the hologram and so on.

VR version of the work was shown on RCA Wip show:

I consider my dreams as heterotopia. They somehow reflect reality, but I can only reach there though my thoughts and imagination.

Collapse

One day I dreamt that the world was infected by a kind of virus, and there was grass made of steel appearing everywhere suddenly. When people touch them, they will be hurt.

Decease

A dream that I went to a gallery, there were different dead couples on the bed, being put in the same gesture and same position.

Liquid Cylinder

A dream that I put the noodles in a vat full of black water, and then it automatically made me squid noodles and put them in a bowl.

The Pool

A dream about I tried to rescue someone in a very large swimming pool in an amusement park.

Stare

A bad dream of my friend. She was standing on a farm, there was another person crossing her and imitates every move she has done. 

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Sprit Birds

A dream of some birds (looking like from a myth in Jin Dyansty), fling rounds me. 

Crack

A dream of a person followed me and then started to crack in front of me.

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Brane

A dream of me traveling from different universe and dimensions.

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Plants

A dream of me riding a bike, the plants near me turned into lamps and changed different shapes.

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Sun Disc

A dream of a place powered under a big sun. Looked like a concept design from a game.

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Concert

A dream of a piano in a deep forest, it was played by the air and sound like a combination of many instruments.

Research Book: 

张圣妮 Zhang shengni

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