The Dreamers: State of Mind project

I realized that I never blogged all the project and all my thoughts about each piece.

It always fascinated me how mind works differently for every person, how their imagination can show reality in another light, so I started this project to explore that idea. I created a sort of "mindscapes" of some states of mind, concentrating on creative people. The kind who get too caught up with their imagination, who dreams so vividly, that detach themselves from the world and don't want to go back to reality.
I call them "the dreamers".
And this is their thoughts and dreams taking shape.

Inwardness
In a place of calm and tranquility, where magic of nature is concentrated, where you are the deepest in your own self, exploring mind, exploring spirit, accepting yourself exactly as you are.

Curiosity
A garden: man-made, but still full of beauty. Open your mind, take it all in.
you foster, water your curiosity until it sparkles,
and your knowledge grows

Confusion
You notice imbalance and all the dissonances. Your thoughts are wanderers in the deep ocean of conflicting emotions, of misconceptions about the world, the other people, you. And the storm starts.
 
Outwardness
Cities suppress the soul, a symbol of artificiality, of external beauty. This is when you realize it's not a place for you. The need to escape, to be anywhere but here.

Morbidity
This is what happens when your dreams go terribly wrong, when you realize how little most of the people actually care about what's happening around them, how no one really cares about you and what you're trying to achieve. Horrible hate creeps in, clutches on every fibre of your being and grips your lungs with gloominess until you can hardly even breath. Because you can dream. But that won't change the world and you'll never be strong enough to make a difference. So you're losing all the trust in the world and reality, you wish and dream for another place so hard that you can't tell what's real anymore, (because it can't possibly be real), you start being delusional and on the brink of losing your mind.

  It's hard to keep dreaming. To appreciate beauty around you so greatly, that you feel like bursting into the smallest pieces. The world keeps pushing us, dreamers, away with all the terrible things happening, all the people who bring us down in different ways and tell us that we have to wake up and accept reality as it is (rotten). But I don't believe it. This world, The Nature can be so enchanting. Reality is not rotten. Just some people are. So I'll keep living as I do know - dreaming and creating my own wonders. And yes, maybe I will suffer, because I understand that "All beauty must die" and it will, but that's the path that I would always choose.

9 comments

  1. Me ha encantado mucha creatividad, arte, inspiración grandes fotografías...,¡si me
    gusta mucho!.

    Saludos.

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  2. These are really amazing! I love your words, too! :)

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  3. Fantastic concept! Loving every image and head-piece!! So creative and inspiring!!

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  4. I love this series. So much. The flower horns are fantastic, and the ship is very Marie Antoinette.

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  5. I love the concept behind this series! Love the first couple of photos the most.

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  6. my favourite is the first one, love the colours and brightness.

    good work!

    stella xo

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  7. love these so much, such a beautiful idea

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