Thursday, September 04, 2008

Burnng Man 2008 Art: Checkpoint DreamYourTopia by DADARA, Amsterdam, Netherlands

BM08 571

A border control checkpoint, where one can enter the world of his/her own dreams, demonstrates that crossing real borders between countries can be a difficult task, and that crossing the boundaries inside one’s own heart and life might mean a big leap into the unknown. Although it’s a symbolic border crossing, the look and feel of it is very real. Once visitors pass the guard, they enter a small interrogation house, where the customs officer awaits them in an archetypal grey environment. After completion of all formal procedures. a passport for the Land of Dreams is stamped with the necessary visa, the boom barrier opens and one may cross the borderline and enter one’s dreams...

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