#14 Social Dreaming Matrix: Covid-19 – a year on. Notes from 17th June 2021

Dreamers: 22 Dreams: 7 Associations: 41 Themes Messed up, violence women have to do when men experience themselves as helpless; taking paper from jacket, saw her violence towards her father. One leggedness – being a little bit crippled – behaviour also like that  ABUSE; hidden abuse – father (biological and in religion) – found to be abusive, in families and … Read More

No Ostriches in the Sand

Working to open up our ‘Born Digital’ archive. In autumn 2014, the Tavistock Institute established its paper archive at the Wellcome Library – 300 boxes of paper files, catalogued by a dedicated archivist and made available to the world in 2016. It holds a comprehensive record of the formation, establishment and development of the Tavistock Institute over a period of 70 … Read More

#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