Dream Map
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Curated by cinematographer Shawn Peters, Dream Map uses the augmented reality app Traces to map the dreams of different people across the world via binaural and vlog/phone recordings, creating a rich tapestry of unconscious thoughts. Further into the project, a team of neuroscientists who specialize in perception will study the map for correlations within the shared dreams.

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Shawn Peters, Barry Cole, Sashko Danylenko & Traces
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Shawn Peters is a renowned cinematographer. He has shot videos for artists like Pharoahe Monch, Blitz the Ambassador, Michelle Williams, Bilal, Kendrick Lamar, and D’Angelo. He has worked on narrative features and shorts with Damon Cardasis, Terence Nance, Sebastian Silva, and Raafi Rivero that have premiered at Sundance, Rotterdam International Film Festival, Berlin Film Festival, Tribeca Film Festival, and Toronto International Film Festival.

Barry Cole is a Grammy-nominated music supervisor with over 80 credits. Cole presents at music, film, and technology conferences, including the Augmented Reality World Expo.

Sashko Danylenko is an independent filmmaker from Ukraine based in New York. Danylenko mixes folk and contemporary, analog and digital in his works with individual style. The aim of his work is to create magic worlds with colorful characters and extraordinary allegories.

Traces is an augmented-reality app developed by a team of neuroscientists and designers led by Dr Beau Lotto. Research has shown that digital social platforms that emphasize passive broadcasting decrease human engagement. This is because the brain creates meaning by engaging in the world with those who matter most. By focusing on the experiential side of sharing, Traces is designed for the interested and interesting…for the creative in each of us.