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Alex Hubbell

MA work

Mythos: Shapes of Mind

Dreamwork has come a long way since Sigmund Freud's 1899 The Interpretation of Dreams. Today, a multitude of professionals use unconscious imagery to help patients heal.

The link between the unconscious and conscious is fragile and happens most vividly through dreams. In the presence of a therapist, these symbols become a container for the dream sequence, and therefore a point of entry for current psychological theories and practices. The objects act as tethers, so that the emotionally significant elements of the dream are not forgotten.

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  • Profile Pic
  • MA Degree

    School

    School of Design

    Programme

    MA Design Products, 2014

    Specialism

    Platform 13

  • Degrees

  • BA (Hons) Interactive Product Design, Otis College of Art and Design, Los Angeles, USA, 2010; BA (Hons) Biology, University of Southern California, USA, 2006
  • Experience

  • Continuing education instructor, Otis College of Art and Design, Los Angeles, 2011; Product designer, Aspen Medical Products, Irvine CA 2009-2011
  • Exhibitions

  • The Poetry of the Functional, Industrial Museum of Chemnitz, Germany, 2013; Calling the Future, Victoria & Albert Museum, London, 2012; Expedition Exhibition, Gallop Gallery, London, 2012
  • Awards

  • Winner, MUJI Award 04, 2014; Finalist, International Marianne Brandt Contest, 2013