“Dream Map #1,” chalk on blackboard, 72″ x 54″, 2013

1st dream new master copyHouses and familiar buildings can seem unfamiliar  in dreams; the shadow is more real than the structure.  The dead cow appeared in the nightmare of Umar Ashraf (anonymized name), Islamabad, Pakistan (Mar. 9, 2012). He described how he has to keep himself distracted with work, otherwise “the sound of the drone stays in my brain.”

This sketch is part of my ongoing project, Black Mirror.