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The Dream Machine ----------------- This device is part of an Advanced Studies Group project on an audio/visual information technique. It provides an audio/visual environment fot the solitary individual. For the purposes of the Festival it would be programmed with material concerned with fantasies. Hence the title "The Dream Machine". The Dream Machine consists of a cylinder 7' in diameter. At the base is a slow speed turntable. The subject lies on a couch outside the cylinder and is slid onto the turntabls through an access door. The turntable then commences to revole. It is completely dark inside. A short distance above the turn- tablr is a projection screen the diameter of the cylinder. This is designed to extend to the limits of peripheral vision. Thie means that when the screen is filled with an image the subject will not be aware of the edges and will fell himself _within_ the image. Multiple images can be presented simultaneously by automatic film cassette projectors and automatic slide pro- jectors. Balloon Structures ------------------ Aerial structures of hydrogen (helium) filled balloons will be tethered over the pier and floodlit at night. The structures could range from single balloons up to 30' diameter to multiple assemblies of coloured baloons connected in a manner resembling molecular models. It may be possible to have the symbok K.4 suspended from a balloon and rotating in the wind. It could be of polished aluminium and illuminated at night. The Brighton Festival provides a unique opportunity not only for kinetic artists to be seen by a much wider public but for industrial companies to sponsor multi media techniques, already applied to film and colour television, with considerable potential in architecture exhibitions, theatre and dance. All participants will be individually credited. The display panels for each section of K.4 will also credit the sponsors. Posters and a brochure will be specially designed for K.4. The brochure will also contain all the credits. November 10th, 1966 Clive Latimer, FBIA Principal lecturer for Advanced Studies Hornsey College of Art, Crouch End Hill, N.8.