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No Photoshopped: Jee Young Lee Creates Surreal Dreamscapes in Her Small Studio

Sunday 12.08.2013 , Posted by

Jee Young Lee Stage of Mind 1

Korean artist Jee Young Lee has been weaving herself into exceedingly clever dream worlds she creates in her studio… and despite their other worldly appearance she uses absolutely no photo manipulation for the end result. In each image you can find Lee’s young figure hidden among the vibrant details of her carefully constructed, set-like pieces – perhaps a hand poking up from the center of a watery vortex of swirling fans, or her body floating in a lotus as in the picture above (inspired by the Story of Shim Cheong, a Korea folktale as well as by Shakespeare’s Ophelia). [Read more...]

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Dream:ON – An App Designed to Control Your Dreams

Thursday 04.12.2012 , Posted by

Are you ready to start having incredibly different dreams? Are you ready to be part of a mass sleep experiment at the same time? Dream:ON, a new free app, aims to conduct the largest dream experiment ever, using an iPhone to guide your dreams just before you wake using imaginatively designed soundscapes. For anyone fond of adventures in their sleep, this app is seriously intriguing. [Read more...]

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Floating Dream Worlds: Utopian and Haunting

Saturday 01.15.2011 , Posted by

Interested in concept-art, graphic novels and animated movies from a young age, Saint-Petersburg based artist Alex Andreyev makes dreamlike paintings both nightmarish and utopian. Interestingly he has used everything from traditional ink and paint to Photoshop and managed to keep his style consistent along the way. This is possible, he says, by limiting his digital tools to a simple set of brushes. [Read more...]

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