#13 Social Dreaming Matrix: Covid-19 – a year on. Notes from 10th June 2021

  SDM 13 – 10 June 2021 Dreams: 10 Associations: 42 Themes and Hypothesis This matrix felt very heavy. What are the best ways to be in nature and society Fear of the future – of a less human future, fear of change, fear of doing things differently, Fear of contamination –  hybrids, cuckoos in the nest; Skin- contamination areas … Read More

# 12 Social Dreaming Matrix: Covid-19 a year on. Notes from 3rd June 2021

Hosts: Rachel Kelly, Debra Noumair, Carlos Remotti-Breton, Juliet Scott Dreamers: 32 or 33 Dreams: 11 Associations: 53 Themes and Hypothesis No 3: Father, son and holy ghost; priest What it means to be a practitioner right now – desire for this sensemaking space – privileged but essential. Regular people – from India, US, UK, Europe – linking to past few matrices … Read More

# 11 Social Dreaming Matrix: Covid-19 a year on. Notes from 27 May 2021

Hosts: Eliat Aram, Franca Fubini, Monica Velarde, Uma Ravikumar  9 dreams and about 35 associations D1:  I was in a theater and on the stage,  there were 3 entertainers, 2 men and a woman. They were multitalented they could sing, dance, play music. He was very pleased with the offer. At the end of the performance the three entertainment became … Read More

#10 Social Dreaming Matrix: Covid-19 a year on. Notes from 20th May

32 people attended. Hosts: Eliat Aram, Carlos Remote-Breton, Franca Fubini, Patricia Kummel Dream 1: Classical concert: beautiful symphony in a beautiful open theater.  I am in line to buy tickets. I want to buy tickets in the balcony.  Ticket taker is protected from COVID by screens.  Three women are pressing from behind.  I say “You should be socially distant.” Either they … Read More

# 9 Social Dreaming Matrix: Covid-19 a year on Notes from 13th May 21

Hosts and Notes: Rachel Kelly, Heather Stradling, Martha Mens, Susan Long 29 dreamers 6 dreams 51 associations Themes:  Polarities and splits: life and death, heaven and hell, the frozen and the fire, war and freedom, the haves and have nots, dreams and reality. The Matrix felt heavy – as if the dark side of the split held the most power – mentions … Read More

#8 Social Dreaming Matrix: Covid-19 a year on. Notes from 6th May 21

SDM- 06/05/2021 26 Dreamers Themes: Nomads- what we do and don’t take with us.   ‘Now’ on clock- history, what is taken from history… but future could be different.  Hope. Hope/movement/warnings… Risk- we can fall- it is a very hard path Second chance to rewrite our path- are we here to make history repeat itself or to make other choices? Language- … Read More

#7 Social Dreaming Matrix: Covid-19 a year on. Notes from 29th April 21

‘Snakes, Soldiers & Fairytales’ SDM- 29/04/2021 29 dreamers Themes     The matrix felt light in a way   Talk of gratitude- unusual in a matrix.  Softening. Gratefulness for hearing voices on headphones- all in heart. Snakes, Soldiers & Fairytales –  sounds like an exciting place to go and have a pint.     But then, what about the ‘silent … Read More

#6 Social Dreaming Matrix: Covid-19 a year on. Notes from 22nd April 21

SDM 22/4/2021 39 Dreamers 13 dreams, 38 associations HypothesisThe matrix got in touch with an oscillation of despair and hope, the barrenness of the earth and its riches, men and women who cannot be fruitful, the only form of sex is masturbation. The genders are dangerous to each other. There were images of people carrying drugs in their stomachs;  risking … Read More

#5 Social Dreaming Matrix: Covid-19 a year on. Notes from 15th April 21

31 Dreamers4 Hosts14 Dreams43 Associations Themes & Sense Making from 3 Vertices: Vertex 1: Vile/Vials/Violence/Vaccines A recurring image throughout the matrix was the perfume bottle and its shrinking to become something small and reminiscent of a vial. The delicacy and potency of glass also played a feature in an association of glass vehicles to carry mummified bodies to a museum … Read More

#4 Social Dreaming Matrix: Covid-19 a year on. Notes from 8th April 21

SDM 8 April 202155 dreamers; 24 dreams; 43 associationsSynthesis: themes Today’s dreams and associations are full of sticks and shoes. There are a lot of references to either aggression or (the absence of) sexuality: Stick as a weapon- starting forward with stick.Link to phallic function. Childhood sexuality- fetishisation. Shoes as fetish object- not used for what they could be used … Read More