During the Corona Virus quarantine, I started having a recurrent
element in my dreams: empty pools.
I had never seen an empty
pool before in my life.
Being locked in my room all day, everyday,
led to the description I found on the internet when I have been
searching for “dreaming empty pool symbology”:
Dreaming about an empty swimming pool symbolizes a period of
emptiness and despair in your life.
Things won’t be going as planned and you are about to get in a very
From the empty pool everyday dream, I found myself in an empty
pool also in the rest of the day. The “empty pool circumstance” we
are living now, pushed me to create a visual research condensed
in a conversation between photographies of empty pools from
public archives and images from my personal archive. Scans of
drawing homeworks from my primary school archive are present
in the dialogue, a ghosting trace of mecanical exercises, a desire
for structure. A game of syncopated rhymes that winds visually
between failures, technical drawings, dream images externally
archived, along with pictures taken by me in the waking state.