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  • Jan 02, 2024

Inside Burger Collection: Exiting the Dreamland: Sophie von Hellermann

SOPHIE VON HELLERMANN in her Margate, UK, studio, 2023. Photo by Daniel Gurton. Courtesy the artist.

“How long is forever?” asks Alice. “Sometimes, just one second,” replies the White Rabbit. There are dreams lasting an instant in which everything seems frozen for an eternity. Time is elastic in our personal experience of it. Hours fly by like minutes, and minutes are oppressively slow, as if they were centuries.[1]