International Archive of Dreams

archive/museum

Summer 2018 - present

Created by Lucie Treacher

Funded by Arts Council England 

Check out the website here

The International Archive of Dreams is a library/archive and floating boat museum dedicated to dreaming, which invites people to document their dream experiences and participate in workshops, drink tea and dream. In 2018/19 our pop-up boat museum hosted monthly performances, using sublimely ridiculous dream narratives as inspiration for theatrical and musical performance. Our online archive is accessible to all, where people can share their dreams and discover others’. 

Regardless of class or race, be you vegetarian or kleptomaniac, princess or pirate, homeless or at home, we all dream. This is one surreal yet beautiful human/animal phenomena that connects us all. This space was a reaction to these ideas, and attempted to create a microcosm of the mind. That it floated was of the utmost importance- the space must be able to reach multiple communities, move and disappear…