A Midsummer Nights Dream by Wangphang

It has been quite a while since we’ve featured new artists in this field. Well tada: here’s Duy Anh Phan from Ha Noi in Viet Nam.

His dreamy images awaken reminiscences from Sheakspears “A Midsummer Night Dream” and play with the perception of the viewers. Enjoy the journey through the eyes of Duy Anh Phan!

“Are you sure/That we are awake? It seems to me/That yet we sleep, we dream”

William Shakespeare, A Midsummer Night’s Dream

“I know a bank where the wild thyme blows,
Where oxlips and the nodding violet grows,
Quite over-canopied with luscious woodbine,
With sweet musk-roses and with eglantine.”

William Shakespeare, A Midsummer Night’s Dream
All images are courtesy of the artist and downloaded from rawpixel.com

“Lovers and madmen have such seething brains,
Such shaping fantasies, that apprehend
More than cool reason ever comprehends.
The lunatic, the lover and the poet
Are of imagination all compact:
One sees more devils than vast hell can hold,
That is, the madman: the lover, all as frantic,
Sees Helen’s beauty in a brow of Egypt:
The poet’s eye, in fine frenzy rolling,
Doth glance from heaven to earth, from earth to heaven;
And as imagination bodies forth
The forms of things unknown, the poet’s pen
Turns them to shapes and gives to airy nothing
A local habitation and a name.”

Shakespeare William Shakespeare, A Midsummer Night’s Dream

Find out more about the artist or download his images here.