Mass-Dreaming

Last week's post was on coronavirus, collective desires and Mass-Observation. Surrealist friends have since drawn my attention to two ongoing projects to collect coronavirus dreams from the general public.

Inside The Flask

I watch as the mutations unfold inside the belly of the flask. The substance swirling through the water becomes viscous and gels into the shape of an octopus flopping along a seabed. A shock of recognition: so this is why the mediaevals used to believe that octopuses were the products of alchemy!