the Bureau of (Extraordinary) Mind Travel, Part II; Sensory Wonder Walk

Participatory Hypnosis Intervention and Installation at Finlandsinstitutet, Stockholm
Handmade rug, bed linen
Addition to the main staircase, vinyl
2013

Improvisation on glass harp by Jonas Bylund
 
 
 

By means of collective endeavours, such as dream experiments, hypnosis events, and re-enactments, The Bureau of (Extraordinary) Mind Travel functions as a conceptual framework where I explore the realm of the unconscious as a source of experience based knowledge. In this ongoing project I borrow methods from a variety of sources to set up participatory situations that approaches the imaginary. By setting up opportunities for experiences like this, my aim is to explore whether situations like this could result in the creation of a new collective myth.

A second intervention by the Bureau takes place at Finlandsinstitutet on September 21, 2013 in collaboration with professional hypnotist Fredrik Praesto.

Please visit finlandsinstitutet.se for more information on how to participate in the hypnosis.

 

 
Images; installation and performance in Sibeliussalen during the opening reception of Mitt Emellan (In Between), curated by Elina Suoyrjö.
 
 
 

An extract of the glass harp improvisation by Jonas Bylund.
 
 
© sofia törnblad
 
 
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