i’m really trying hard to think of another book that i’ve seen that is as beautiful and brilliant as this sexy beast here, and honestly i can’t… i can’t do it. it’s called “dream thoughts,” (or so says google translate), and was created by german print artist Maria Fischer. the book is filled with literary, philosophical, psychological and scientific text all having to do with dreams and their interpretation. but that’s really the boring part, because what Maria has done with that information is, well… fucking awesome. playing conceptually with the idea of dreams and their physicality, Maria has intertwined numerous novelties throughout the book in order to really tie in/up her chosen subject matter. inside each page she has sewn in literal threads like hyperlinks that skip through the book from one page to another, highlighting specific words in color-coded form. these threads eventually come together in the end of each section and are strung out to form a delicate and colorful geometric composition constellation. furthermore, she has also created several pages of hand-sewn text where she stitched in “meaningful passages” and then intentionally sewn the pages together making the messages impossible to read. all of this of course alludes to the complex yet ambiguous nature of our dreams and our own confusion of their seemingly independent manifestation. i would have to say that this book is near perfect, and i say near simply because if this was my book of dreams, there would be a whole hell of a lot more tits and ass, ohhh yeah! (h)you know what I’m talking about…

you can see more pictures, as well as Maria’s other work here.

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