• Lucid Dreaming with Abbas Kiarostami

    5 days ago - By Open Space

    Abbas Kiarostami, Sleepers , 2001
    I used to study books on lucid dreaming. Repeat I am aware that I am dreaming before dozing off; breathe; inspect your limbs for distortion as a tell you're slumbering. Mastering the delicate balance between intellect and emotion, an elusive tug of war, was a rigorous feat of cognition. To my parents, I was just taking a lot of naps.
    Voyeur of my own subconscious, curator of my own narrative, yet still surprised at plot twists. Aliens and devils were cast in repeated sequels: carnivalesque conspiracies and sensual provocations. Eventually the novelty wore...
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