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Jun 21

Bongsu Park's dream - repost

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I’m looking down at a classroom.

A girl is playing the cello.

It seems like a music school class.

She plays the cello so beautifully.


All of her class mates as well as a western female teacher are looking at her.

They all wonder how she can play the cello so well.

She normally plays the violin.

Her fingers touch the strings and vibrate creating an amazing melody.


After finishing the song she said

"I was thinking of a story about ..."

(i cannot remember but i think it was an old classic film title)


"The man that i was thinking of was..."

(i think it was an old actor’s name).


The teacher’s eyes became red, full of emotion and I felt like crying too.


She is now in a studio in a factory area.

She is moulding a geometrical shape - a square and a sphere architectural shape using a chemical mix.

A musician friend arrives and she teaches him how to mould the same shape on the next table.

She realized that the mix that she used was wrong and it would make a fire.


I saw the smoke and made sure my friend is safe, I called the emergency services and I am suddenly driving a car, I can now see my hands on a handle and I realised that she was me/I was her.


I arrived at the factory entrance where the studio is.

The fire had been caught and people had gathered to watch.

I talked to a fire officer.

She smiled and told me

“Everything was good.”

학교 교실을 내려다 보고 있는데 한 여학생이 첼로를 연주하고 있다. 음악학교인듯하다. 여학생의 첼로 연주가 너무 아름답다. 

모든 다른 학생들 그리고 서양인? 선생님이 모두 그녀를 바라보고 있다. 그리고 어떻게 저렇게 첼로를 잘켜지? 원래 바이올린하는 친구인데 하고 생각한다. 현을 누르는 그녀의 손가락에서 너무나 아름다운 멜로디가 흘러나온다. 

연주가 끝나고 “내가 생각했던 이야기는…” 하고 말하는데 뭐라하는지 잘 모르겠다. 아마 오래된 영화제목을 말하고 있는거 같다. “내가 생각하는 그 남자는…” 하는데 옛날 영화배우 이름을 말하고 있는거 같다. 

선생님의 눈시울이 불거지고 나도 눈물이 나올것 같다. 

같은 여학생이 이제 오래된 공장단지에 있는 한 작업실에 있는게 보인다. 

책상위에 원뿔 구 사각형 등 기하학적이고 건축구조 같아 보이기도 하는 모양을 어떤 화학 재료로 본뜨고 있는거 같다. 음악가 친구가 도착을 했고 옆 책상에서 그 친구에게 어떻게 같은 모양을 만드는지 가르쳐 준다. 갑자기 화학재료 혼합이 잘못되어 불이 날 것이라는걸 깨닫는다. 

연기가 나는것이 보이고 친구가 무사한지 보고 앰버란스를 부르고 내가 운전을 하고 있다. 내 손이 핸들에서 운전하고 있는것이 보이자 갑자기 그 여학생이 나였고 그녀가 나였다는것을 깨달았다. 

작업실이 있는 공장 부지에 도착했고 불구경에 모인사람들이 보인다.

소방관 여자에게 말을 거니 그녀가 웃으며 “모든게 좋았다” 하였다.

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Describe your dream in a simple text in as much detail as you can remember and we will feature your dream for the upcoming performance DREAM RITUAL, artwork creation and DREAM AUCTION. For DREAM AUCTION, the dream submitted will be sold as the text written at the time of submission with no alterations or corrections.​ The dream you are selling should be a dream that you personally have dreamt.

We are not responsible for any fabricated dreams or the subsequent impact of dreams, such as curses or nightmares. Please don’t submit a dream that you don’t want to sell or you have already sold to someone else. If you want to submit your dream for DREAM RITUAL/art creation only but not for sale, simply leave a note '*not for sale'.  Then your dream will feature for the performance and art creation but won't be listed on DREAM AUCTION. 



Dream and Dreaming - their place in our lives


We are running a series of talks, discussions and workshops in lot of different contexts around the themes of dream. After our first workshop ‘Dream and Dreaming - their place in our lives’ at Wellcome Collection’s Reading Room on 2nd April 2019, the second one was held at Korean Cultural Centre in UK on 31st May. This series of workshops run by the project director Bongsu Park and Hazel Riley - an author, teacher and shamanic practitioner.

During the workshop we will talk about the project and the specific Korean culture of buying and selling dreams. Also we will share our ideas about dreams from many perspectives – dream related traditional customs to neuroscience and psychology. Alongside the dream contributions through our project website, people can contribute their dreams off-line at the end of workshop.