To dream for all the world to see: night-time dreams, nightmares and dreams of laughter, waking dreams,
dreams that make a wish come true, daydreams and musings.
Bedsheets as sheets of dreams: to share dreams with others.
Stéphane Mallarmé wished for newspapers in which the citizens of Paris report each others’ dreams instead of political
If you only daydream for two seconds, someone else will eat you alive, says Tina Brown, Editor in Chief of NEWSWEEK, in an interview with DER SPIEGEL from March 2012. In October 2012, NEWSWEEK will cease publication as a print magazine.
The logic behind maximizing profit: Even the ones who don’t dream anymore but only sleep to be fit for competition, will be eaten alive.
During the day, the rulers (virtuosos) of the manageable rule: at night, the friends of the imaginable, writes Irmtraud Morgner
in her Heroic Testament.
To follow the logic of the dream: to question the stiff duality of sense and non-sense. A game of dreams, a praise of dreams in times of neoliberal super-growth and supervision. If you won’t let us dream, we won’t let you sleep, cried out by the Indignados on the Puerta del Sol in Madrid.
Interpretation of dreams – About easy explanations:
dreaming. from here on out is also a playful debate with the interpretation of dreams in ancient history (Aristotle, Artemidorus Daldanius) and psycho-analysis (Sigmund Freud, Sándor Ferenczi) and its trivial versions: bananas are always to be seen sexually.
Concept text: Margret Kreidl
Sheets of dreams on
housing fronts within the area of Grazbachgasse, Mandellstraße, Steyrergasse and Maygasse
November 17th to 23rd, 2012
Overview plan: Kebab Efendi, Corner of Münzgraben-/Brockmanngasse
Easy Explanations (Walltexts)
RHIZOM at KEPLERKOJE, Wickenburggasse 40/first floor, 8010 Graz
November 17th to 23rd, 2012
Thanks to the second year students of the master class for painting at HTBLVA Ortwein School Graz (supervisied by Josef Fürpaß) for the typographical realisation of the project.
With the support of the Cultural Office of the City of Graz and the Culture Department of the State of Styria.
Margret Kreidl, born1964 in Salzburg, in Graz from 1983 to 1996, lives as a freelance author in Vienna. Word games, poetry aloud, genre travesties, material texts, text installations.
Publications, among others: Meine Stimme/Sitz der Stimme, with Ute Wassermann, edition gegensätze, Graz 1995; Ich bin eine Königin. Auftritte, Wieser Verlag, Klagenfurt 1996; In allen Einzelheiten. Katalog, Ritter Verlag, Klagenfurt 1998; Grinshorn und Wespenmaler. 34 Heimatdramen, Das fröhliche Wohnzimmer, Vienna 2001; Part of the edition Korrespondenzen, Wien: Laute Paare. Szenen Bilder Listen, 2002; Mitten ins Herz, 2005; Eine Schwalbe falten, 2009.
Radio dramas, theatre plays, mini dramas, among others: Schneewittchen und die Stahlkocher. radio drama, ORF 2009; Weißer Ritter, Schwarze Schwäne, Kulturzentrum bei den Minoriten, Graz 2011; Vier Stücke für drei Bühnen, with Lucas Cejpek, Kabinetttheater Vienna 2012. Performance rights for the plays: Rowohlt Theater Verlag. In the fall of 2013 Einfache Erklärung. Träumen und deuten (“Simply explanations, dreaming and interpreting”) will be released as part of the Edition Korrespondenzen.
Scholarships, awards, among others: Residence scholarship, Literary Colloquium, Berlin 1991; Residence scholarship, Academy of Solitude Castle, Stuttgart 1994; Reinhard Priessnitz Award, Vienna 1994; Literature Sponsorship Award of the city of Graz 1996; Siemens-Sponsorship Award, Wien 2001; 2003 writer in residence at Allegheny College, Meadville, Pennsylvania and at Bowling Green State University, Ohio; 2011 HALMA Residence scholarships in Raron, Switzerland and in Sremski Karlovci, Serbia.