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World premiere of The Last Dream: Tarkovsky and the Sacrifice (2023)
Exhibition / Performance
Milne, L. World premiere of The Last Dream: Tarkovsky and the Sacrifice. [Film]. Exhibited at Maine International Film Festival. 7 July 2023 - 16 July 2023. (Unpublished)

World premiere of The Last Dream: Tarkovsky and the Sacrifice.

Staging the Modern Nightmare (2022)
Presentation / Conference
Milne, L. (2022, May). Staging the Modern Nightmare. Presented at Nightmare/s in the Long Nineteenth Century, Cambridge

Hypnos (2020)
Digital Artefact
Milne, L. S. (2020). Hypnos. [Film]

An Ancient Egyptian poem, driving through a storm, radio, memory and the otherworld. A dream film on Super8 and HD

One, Two, Three, Many: Dream-Culture, Charms and Nightmares (2019)
Book Chapter
Milne, L. S. (2019). One, Two, Three, Many: Dream-Culture, Charms and Nightmares. In E. Pocs, J. Kapaló, L. S. Milne, & C. Somerville (Eds.), Charms and Charming: Studies on Magic in Everyday Life (129-167). Ljubljana: Scientific Research Centre of the Slovenian Academy of Sciences and Arts

Researchers may focus on charms as evidence about belief-systems in particular regions, periods or demographics; for insights into wider theoretical issues in the anthropology of religion, magic and ritual; or for their intrinsic qualities as poetic... Read More about One, Two, Three, Many: Dream-Culture, Charms and Nightmares.

Charlie Chaplin Lived here (UK Premiere) (2019)
Exhibition / Performance
Milne, L., & Martin, S. Charlie Chaplin Lived here (UK Premiere). [Film]. Exhibited at Exeter Phoenix, Exeter. 2 November 2019. (Unpublished)

UK Premiere of my feature documentary film, organised in association with the Bill Douglas Cinema Museum, University of Exeter. A loving and affectionate tribute exploring Scottish filmmaker Bill Douglas and his lifelong obsession with Charlie Cha... Read More about Charlie Chaplin Lived here (UK Premiere).

Nightmares and Other Doubles: Anthropological and Historical Perspectives on the Visual Culture of Self-shattering Dreams and Visions (2019)
Presentation / Conference
Milne, L. (2019, September). Nightmares and Other Doubles: Anthropological and Historical Perspectives on the Visual Culture of Self-shattering Dreams and Visions. Paper presented at Dream Cultures: Multidisciplinary Perspectives, University of Helsinki, Finland

The nightmare is a form of “affect-laden” or “self-shattering” dream, wherein the dreamer awakens in a state of high emotional disturbance. Such dreams include initiation and/or shamanic visions, close encounters with gods or spirits, sexual dreams,... Read More about Nightmares and Other Doubles: Anthropological and Historical Perspectives on the Visual Culture of Self-shattering Dreams and Visions.

Underworld (2019)
Exhibition / Performance
Milne, L. Underworld. Exhibited at Cabaret Voltaire, Edinburgh. 24 June 2019. (Unpublished)

Underworld is a sound sculpture installation-experience by Louise Milne and Clive MacLachlan Powell. The project draws on Milne's research into the prehistory of dreams and nightmares, informed by MacLachlan Powell’s Aeolian devices, which transmi... Read More about Underworld.

Dreams and Nightmares in Visual Representation (2019)
Presentation / Conference
Milne, L. (2019, May). Dreams and Nightmares in Visual Representation. Presented at Postgraduate Symposium, University of Glasgow

A symposium including presentations on work-in-progress by doctoral candidates, Masters by research, and students studying Taught Postgraduate programmes in: Art History; Art, Politics,Transgression: 20th-Century Avant-Gardes; Curatorial Practice (Co... Read More about Dreams and Nightmares in Visual Representation.

Charlie Chaplin Lived Here (2018)
Digital Artefact
Milne, L. (2018). Charlie Chaplin Lived Here. [Film]

Short experimental documentary built around archival footage shot by Bill Douglas during the demolition of Charlie Chaplin's house in 1969, London. Bill Douglas was a lifelong Chaplin fan and major collector of Chaplin memorabilia. His collection... Read More about Charlie Chaplin Lived Here.

Tarkovsky: Cinema of Dreams (2018)
Digital Artefact
Milne, L., & Martin, S. (2018). Tarkovsky: Cinema of Dreams. [Website]

Lanterna Magicka comprises film makers Louise Milne and Sean Martin. Currently in production, their film Tarkovsky: Cinema of Dreams, is a critical account of the great director's relationship with dreams and the subconscious, seeing his films as a c... Read More about Tarkovsky: Cinema of Dreams.

Eidolon (2018)
Digital Artefact
Milne, L. (2018). Eidolon. [Film]

10 mins, experimental Super 8 film Eidolon: dream image, apparition, phantom, ghost. Three dreams in three voices navigate a garden of forking paths. With texts from Horace, Freud's Wolf Man and an anonymous late 20C dreamer, a film in Super8 and... Read More about Eidolon.

The Terrors of the Night: Charms against the Nightmare and the Mythology of Dreams (2017)
Journal Article
Milne, L. S. (2017). The Terrors of the Night: Charms against the Nightmare and the Mythology of Dreams. Incantatio : An International Journal on Charms, Charmers and Charming, 6, 78-116. https://doi.org/10.7592/incantatio2017_6_milne

This article takes a semiotic and structuralist approach to understanding the characteristic nightmare package of imagery, or image-constellation, which appears also in charms, curses and lullabies to do with disturbed sleep. Elements of the nightmar... Read More about The Terrors of the Night: Charms against the Nightmare and the Mythology of Dreams.

Tarkovsky: Cinema of Dreams (2017)
Exhibition / Performance
Milne, L. Tarkovsky: Cinema of Dreams. Exhibited at Summerhall, Edinburgh. 17 May 2017. (Unpublished)

Symposium and screening held at Summerhall, Edinburgh. Screening of video interviews from the ATCD archive and introduced the archive alongside invited responses from local and international experimental film-makers –on the double theme of Andrei... Read More about Tarkovsky: Cinema of Dreams.

Mnemosyne (2017)
Digital Artefact
Milne, L. (2017). Mnemosyne. [Film]

5,22 min experimental, Super 8 film Mnemosyne: Muse of Memory, Inventor of Language. A blue road, an alphabet nursery rhyme, the country of the past, seen in dreams. A Super8 essay on time and simultaneity.