Dreams of a Winter Night

Weekly Photo Challenge: Threes – this sequence is taken from Geraldine Pilgrim’s Dreams of a Winter Night, an installation commissioned by English Heritage as part of the 2007 Picture House exhibition at Belsay Hall.




The final close-up of the bed not only reveals the tree emerging through broken bedsprings but also a dark figure. This reminds me of my mother who, in a delusional state, would talk of hooded figures dressed in black at the foot of her bed. Disturbing dreams of a winter night.
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