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Milja Laurila

Magnetic Sleep takes its title from a psychiatric term and treatment used in the late 18th and early 19th centuries, prior to the discovery of hypnotism. During magnetic sleep, the patient’s personality changes and they are able to answer questions relating to the unknown. The images depict scenes and compositions that are invisible to the conscious eye.

Magnetic Sleep II, 2014. Pigment print, framed, triptrych,100cm x 60cm each. Edition of five.