Alicia Framis
*1967, Barcelona. Lives in Amsterdam.

Dreamkeepers, 1998 (performance)
Photographic Documentation and Archive of Manifesta 2:
Roman Mensing, Münster

Dreamkeepers, 1998 (performance)

"Dreamkeepers": the city walls are covered with these mysterious posters. Big letters on the picture windows of the Casino Luxembourg's "Aquarium" reveal the address of a website. Seated on an oriental carpet in the "Aquarium" of the Casino Luxembourg, Alicia Framisinvites the visitors of the exhibition to sit down with her, to have tea and a chat. She offers the visitors to guard over their dreams, at their homes or in a hotel room, to talk to them before they fall asleep. She will be their "Dreamkeeper".
Alicia Framis watches over a stranger's most intimate moments: her/his dreams. Shifting the boundaries of anonymity she fills the inscrutable gap between individuals. The "Dreamkeepers" performance unfolds in the imponderable and open aspects of the encounter. A phone call, the rendez-vous, finally the hours spent sharing an extraordinary experience. A camera films the event: the sleep, a discussion, changes in the room, a story.

People who are interested in hiring Alicia Framis as their "Dreamkeeper" in Luxembourg, should call (00352) 22 50 45 or send a message to

Alicia Framis will be in Luxembourg for her performance on the following days:

in July on 3; 6; 9; 12; 15; 18; 21; 24; 27; 30
in August on 2; 5; 8; 11; 14; 17; 20; 23; 26; 29
in September on 1; 4; 7; 10; 13; 16; 19; 22; 25; 28
in October on 1; 4; 7; 10

Casino Luxembourg; public spaces in Luxembourg; hotel

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