"Creating Art of Sleep" UWA News →
Culture workers have a responsibility to engage with these scientific and...– Corpus by Stephen Wilson (2006) http://userwww.sfsu.edu/~swilson/papers/wilsoncorpus.html
Corpus by Stephen Wilson →
Artists need to enter into the heart of the matter, into the corpus of research. They need to get their hands dirty (with all the positive and negative connotations that phrase suggests). Artists need to undertake their own lab research, extending out from their pastels to the likes of microscopes, centrifuges, and gels. The culture could benefit from an independent zone of art-based biological...
Sleeping and Dreaming, Wellcome Collection,... →
Catherine Yass, Sleep (Mask), 2006
ABC's The Big Sleep Survey →
The Tiredness Test →
Residency at Perth Institute of Contemporary Art... →
Matt Bell- hacking the sleep/wake cycle
Dan Brown presents DIY motion sensing for sleep
Ben Rubin on Zeo and sleep measurement devices
The Data-Driven Life →
We tolerate the pathologies of quantification — a dry, abstract, mechanical type of knowledge — because the results are so powerful. Numbering things allows tests, comparisons, experiments. Numbers make problems less resonant emotionally but more tractable intellectually. In science, in business and in the more reasonable sectors of government, numbers have won fair and square. By Gary Wolf The...
Mountains as Markets →
In January 2009, the photographer Michael Najjar was part of a team that ascended and took photographs of Mount Aconcagua in Argentina, and he was struck by how much the silhouette of the mountain resembled a stock index chart. (Excerpt from article)
Tetris + Sleep (a Stickgold discovery) →
How and when people see pieces from the computer game in their sleep tells of the role dreaming plays in learning By Kristin Leutwyler Scientific American
The Seed Salon: Robert Stickgold + Michel Gondry →
When Michel Gondry was an Artist-in-Residence at MIT in 2005, a graduate student gave him copies of the readings from one of Robert Stickgold’s sleep and dreaming classes at Harvard. Gondry was intrigued by what he read and how it might inform his newest film project, The Science of Sleep. The two didn’t meet until spring of this year, when Stickgold was invited to a screening. They...