All Of A Sudden
For two days in the springtime, I invited strangers to collaborate with me, and tell me their dreams. I started before first light and went until after dark. Later, their dreams drove me to connect them in a non-linear way, just like dreams themselves confuse temporality. Subjectivity and truth are also confused within the dream world, where one can become someone else, or jump suddenly from one place to another.
Relational theory sees everything as part-object and part-subject. Affect theory says every body has the capacity to affect and to be affected. Collaborative art circumvents a singular point of view by decentralizing the power of the maker. This project is my attempt to embody these three ideas.
So, please, be our guest or host. Knock on a door, or answer that knock, and all of a sudden, you will be transported to another reality. Sound on.
About Rachel Brown