IASD Announce

We are pleased to invite you to participate in the 2nd International Exhibition and Conference "DREAM GALLERY", which will be held in Moscow in March 19-22, 2019.

The second international exhibition -conference "Gallery of Dreams" will include master classes (March 19-20), the scientific programme of the conference (March 21-22) and an exhibition that will last a month. The proposed venue for the conference is the Education Library, Moscow.

The aim of the conference is to draw attention to the international field of dream studies and the traditional culture of dreams in Russia. It will interweave the themes of science, medicine, art, creativity, story and Russian fairytales. The Conference is being supported by a number of institutions including: The Department of Cultural Affairs, City of Moscow, the Russian National Society of Infant Sleep, the European Confederation for Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy, the Department of Neurology, the 1st Moscow State Medical University, and the Moscow Transpersonal Institute.

The goal of the project is to spread scientific knowledge about dreams, as the basis of health, about dreams, as an inexhaustible source of creative ideas, about dreams in Russian and world culture. The information will be interesting for professionals (scientists, doctors, psychologists, art historians) and for the general public.

The conference will present in a popular form various aspects of the study of the interaction of dreams and the creative process. The speakers are leading scientists in the field of medicine, psychology, linguistics, art history and other activities. Visitors will get acquainted with the latest scientific achievements and various genre works of literature and art, initiated by dreams.

The exhibition will feature works created on the basis of dreams (paintings, drawings, installations), the authors of which are both professional artists and children.

The exhibition-conference will be held art shows, creative workshops, seminars (including webinars), a round table for dialogue with artists and specialists working with dreams, a concert of musical works written about dreams and dreams.

We consider 3 forms of participation of foreign colleagues in the conference: direct participation with an oral presentation or conducting a master class, distance participation and publication. The second option is a 10-15-min. video presentation, which is supplemented by a transcript and slides in the powerpoint. Unfortunately, org. committee of the conference will not be able to pay for the transfer and accommodation, but conference participants (direct and remote) are exempted from paying registration fee. Another form of participation is the publication of articles and / or short abstracts. The collection of abstracts will be published by the beginning of the conference. A little bit later, a thematic issue of the journal of a practical psychologist dedicated to dreams will be published.

You can send articles and abstracts before February 1 to the address e_korabel@mail.ru

Artists who wish to participate in the exhibition remotely, can send a photo of the works before January 1 to the address dream-artist@yandex.ru

We look forward to hearing from you!

With best wishes,