SLEEPWALKER – Some voices calling at night.

This work “Sleepwalker”, is a book about dreams. I name it “sleepwalker” because the major dreams are hidden in his head. It present a surreal atmosphere and feeling by stacked paper with color images, thinking words and the carving technology. As for the figure and the carving technology. As for the figure floating on the ground, leaving everything more unreal, quiet and cryptic.

When viewers see this work, they can imagine in their own way to speculate about this work’s content and purpose, as if into a dream-like feeling of purity, darkness, and indistinctness. The whole work is very simple, there is no trivial text or information. The main protagonist of this work is in the head ” Brain book”, inside it is all the dreams I ever had before, recording by pictures and sketches. If you want to get know about me, figure out my thoughts, and my dreams, then you should just go directly to the “brain book”.

It’s not like the normal book, you don’t have to flip one page by another, just pull out the handle beneath Sleepwalker, and all pages will have their own open automatically until the “Brain book” exposed. I have the idea to do this work is based on the dreams I had during my sleeping at night. Dreams gave me a lot of ideas and concepts for designing, many concepts didn’t occur in the day, that is, without these dreams, I can’t come up with so many impractical ideas. Another motivation is from a poster I did before, the content is saying that everyone is like a book, because everyone has their own stories and experience, so making friends with others just like reading different books, we learning knowledge from them, absorbing experience from them, just as reading great autobiographies. Besides, all the things we thought is express by the mouth. However, dreams are the same, too. They was brought from the brain and said from the mouth.

夢遊者SLEEPWALKER,是一本有關夢的書,名為夢遊者是因為主要的夢都是藏在他的腦袋裡。以紙張堆疊與雕刻的方式來呈現超現實的氛圍與感覺,浮在地面上的臉,更讓一切變得更不真實了,一切安靜又詭譎。
當觀者看見此作品,能夠以自己想象的方式去揣測這作品的內容與目的。
猶如進入夢境般單純且黑暗的感覺,似有似無的感受。而整個作品運用的元素很簡單,沒有很瑣碎的文字或是資訊。最主要的主角是夢遊者裡的腦袋,即腦書,腦袋裡所有的夢是作者曾經夢過的畫面,並且以素描和照片的方式記錄下來,當你想瞭解一個人的想法,和他所做過的夢,那你就應該直接進入他的腦裡,翻閱腦書。
只要拉開本書底下的一個拉把,這整個臉書就會自己翻開所有的頁面,直到夢遊者露出腦書。會有這個動機與想法去做這件作品是基於自己本身做夢的的特質,我指的是晚上睡覺時做的夢。
夢給我許多作設計的想法與概念,很多的夢的概念往往不會在白日發生的,也就是說,有了這些夢,我有了更多不實際的想法。這是其一的動機。另一個動機而是源自於我之前做的一張海報,內容是說,我覺得每一個人都是一本書,因為每個人都有自己的經驗與自己的故事,所以人與人交朋友就好像讀不同的書般,學取書中的知識,學習別人的經驗,就好像我們在讀偉人的自傳般。我們所想的東西,然後從嘴裡說出口。我就是以這個概念來做這張海報。然而,相同的,夢,亦是如此,腦中的夢從腦中產生,然後從嘴巴說出。
嘴巴的部分去除,這是為了是讓實體更為超現實,像潛入地板似的,這樣也能和我要做的主題夢有所聯結。且也符合人就像一本書的概念。