A whole world waits for you when you turn out the lights. In our dreams, lie childish figures, random shapes and half remembered memories. Each one is different yet somehow the same. Ana Somnia is a generative art project that emulates how we dream. Dim your lights to enter Ana’s dreamworld.
I used to love that slither of time first thing in the morning when I woke a little earlier than expected and had a few moments to lie in bed and contemplate the adventures of the night before and the traverses of the day ahead. There, nestled between the warmth of a clean set of sheets (yup, cleanliness is next to goodliness), I’d enjoy the subtlety of the moment, unforced and unfettered, planning and solving, without distraction from the wall of mental clutter that our waking lives attract. Information is so accessible, stimulation is so ready. Our minds are way too full these days. There’s something to be said for a weekly mental purge. But where? How?
There is something vaguely haunting about the work of Katherine Guillen. Her moody palette and chaotic patterns depicting the topsy turvy, dream-like world of her imagination and are just stunning.
Indonesian-Canadian artist and illustrator Tessar Lo has already been making waves in the magazine and gallery circuit. His paintings, combining Asian elements with themes of dreams, nature and human concepts, have an almost mystical aura which clearly resonates with his fans.
New York-based artist and illustrator Olivia Edith graduated from the California College of Arts and Crafts before studying art in Paris. Her work isa beautiful collection of every dream you’ve ever had. [see also Luke Feldman]