The dream and the waking

1997 | 00:15:00 | United States | English | Color | Mono | 4:3

Collection: Single Titles

Tags: Feminism

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"The dream and the waking is a documentation of my commute between New York and Boston, which I make every week for my job. I wanted to document not only the fact of the commute--where I go and how I get there, what I am leaving behind and what I am going to--but also the stream of thought that runs through my mind on this commute. The trip was not something I would normally do unless I absolutely had to, and for almost a year it was the one part of my life that never changed. The space of the commute is like a non-space, like a recurring dream. It combines the public space of the road with a deeply solitary mental space. There is nothing in-between."

--Cecilia Dougherty

This title is also availalble on Cecilia Dougherty Videoworks: Volume 2.