2023 – Everywhen

There’s a fascinating phenomenon called “brain sand” – it’s tiny calcified kernels formed in the pineal gland. These grains were often found in the skulls of the deceased in the past and mistaken for sand. Read some more about it here. The pineal gland is an equally fascinating organ in our brains: it occurs in almost all vertebrates, regulates sleep and in a lot of “lower” vertebrates (fish, amphibians, lizards) it actually functions as a third eye or a photoreceptor.

This work touches upon sleep, the places and people I visit in my dreams. It also touches on the significance dreams, visions and journeys have in many indigineous cultures such as those of Australia and North America.

Various materials.

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