Leif Elggren & Thomas Liljenberg - Experiment with Dreams Book (signed) 28059
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Leif Elggren & Thomas Liljenberg - Experiment with Dreams Book (signed) 28059
Stockholm, February 1996
230 pages, 150 x 210 mm.

Signed by Leif Elggren for both him and Thomas Liljenberg

"A book comprised of letters the artists had written to a selection of celebrities, autocrats, governments, and commercial and cultural institutions. In sometimes bizarre, often hilarious letters the artists describe how the addressees have appeared in or affected their dreams, and as a result, ”because these people profit themselves on everybody’s dreams and possibilities for the future”, demand monetary compensation. Writing in awkward English, the artists often take on different personas and alter egos, sliding between first person singular and plural. The relationship between the analyst and analyzed becomes effectively blurred and extended onto a collective social unconscious. The result is a poetic, hallucinatory, sinister and comical text, which is ultimately hopeful in its search for identity and affirmation against the economic and social forces of global capitalism."


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