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Gaps between d(r)eams and realities

When we are half awake and half asleep, it is difficult to spell things. That is why many of the brochures or online promotion of this project had no ‘r’ in the word, dream, instead it was published as ‘deams’. Interestingly, only one person asked me, “Mary, what is ‘deams’? I answered, “Well, it is supposed to be dreams, but it is easy to make spelling mistakes when we are in dreams.” Then, he answered, “I understand well that ideology. And active some world with smartphone’s creates own interference to live 100% real life.” I, as a researcher and a curator, write a lot and find many misspellings. Things and ideas become very different stories from what we plan at first through misspellings. When artists make their artworks, similar situations happen. In this case, misspellings are in their language, artwork itself. Cultural Policy makers also experience similar things. What we intend to do through policies often ends up in a different form and meaning during the pr

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