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a cloud in the castle, a sleep awake chamber [Aug. 15th, 2005|04:35 pm]
Castle in the Clouds



im tyr's sister... in mtl.

tyr told me to tell you all about a structure we built at the cloud castle.. called....
the sleep awake chamber.

there are pics somewhere.. but it was a crazy thing that crawled along the wall in a 90 degree angle into a corner and along another wall.. like an elbow. built out of a weird framework of patchworked stuff.. and lots of fabric and collage..

theatricalised by guides, (there was a lineup).. first step into the chamber (tunnel) was to be mysted with a spray (with essential oils of some sort) that was ment to "put to sleep" a little like death and yet "awaken" the person into dreams.

They were led down the chamber and introduced to all the dresses hanging with collaged faces as diffrent characters in the dream world..

in the middle,, the arm pit, the corner.. was a little chill out space with black lights and colourfull over loaders.. like an afterlife , a rejuvination,, there was a fake prop vintage radio with a real radio concealed playing some sort of funny radio jitters...and a table with fluorencent markers to colour in blown up drawings i had made...trés calm.

After this around the corner was a vacume of air ( really a little vintage tube of a hair dryer) that excavated and replenished the sleep waker to awaken and be reborn into the next day and life. i think we intended to have bubbles blowing during the departures,, but maybe it didnt happen.
You enter another room in which "The Parlour Treats" performed which is viola and cello chamber music played with character and giggles.

the entire sleep-awake chamber was laced with little comix of jim woodrings.. Frank (the cat) comic,, lots of pink yarn.. canopies of floral patterns.. and peek holes to spy on the show happening that night,, and people in its attendance.

[User Picture]From: joshuakeene
2005-08-16 04:37 am (UTC)
this sounds awesome.

america has no sleep elbows.
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[User Picture]From: false_lashes
2005-08-16 03:43 pm (UTC)
really,, none?
we should come and build one ;)
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From: cokenail
2005-08-16 09:52 am (UTC)
i'll never forget being sprayed & tossed into that artistic chamber!
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[User Picture]From: gutstrings
2005-08-16 11:28 am (UTC)
That was funny. We admire good sports such as yourself.
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[User Picture]From: false_lashes
2005-08-16 03:33 pm (UTC)

its true you were there.
what were your impression after being "tossed" in..?
did you feel changed afterwards in any way ?

see you in mtl in may (!)
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