This is a one channel version of 2channel video piece “Travel. Beyond the eyelids.”, first presented at XXI Gallery in Warsaw,
(more: johoffmann.com/travfilmgb.htm)
Travel by train is often a double journey towards an external point of destination and to the inside of one's self. It is often time of relaxation, absorption into one's own thoughts, a dreamy contemplation. Our brain enters the state of Alpha rhythm in which the activity of neurons is more synchronized, increasing our ability to learn as well as strengthening our creative invention and imagination.
The sonic part of the realization combines “the outer” sounds of a train trip and “inner” ones of an alpha brainwave.
The visual part ‘happens’ within the boundary of a graphic record of one brainwave (EEG), where lights of human settlements merge with lights of stars, galaxies and other celestial bodies.

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