"Als ich träumte"

book illustration 

 

university project, HAW Hamburg, 2018/19

 

The Norwegian writer Knut Hamsun once said: "One no longer dreams so beautifully when one is grown up." Perhaps there is a small truth in this quote, because the dreams of our childhood are mostly intense and eventful, many of them have shaped us, and often sustainably so. The importance of dreams for children is undisputed. In them, are experiences  processed, expressions of self-development, the dreams serve to relieve the everyday reality, and ignite a source of inspiration for new creative ideas. This book wants to accompany children into the magical world of dreams to encourage them to talk about their own dream experiences, which may also include something incredible and crazy. At the same time awakening memories of dreams of "great children..."