Daily Archives: September 11, 2015
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The Thin Line Between Nightmares and Reality

In Rithika Merchant’s “The Intruder” (Sleep Paralysis), the rooted appendages of a tree-like creature wrap themselves around a body. It’s a familiar enough nightmare scene, echoing the Morbid Anatomy Museum’s latest exhibition, “Opus Hypnagogia: Sacred Spaces of the Visionary and Vernacular.” Defined as “the transitional state between dreams and waking,” it is Hypnagogia that plagues […]