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Nodding Out, Artistically

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This MIT sophomore is now dreaming daily at the Carpenter Center for the general public. Admission is free. He sleeps behind a glass panel, under satin sheets that a sign says are designed to "conceal and reveal" his sleeping form. Viewers are asked to remove their shoes before they enter--the floor is spongy and feels dreamy to walk on. The sleeping subject behind the glass has his brain and body activity constantly monitored, and readings are displayed on a large screen next to him. He is the highlight of the exhibit--a real sleeper.

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