Butterfly Dreams

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Loke Yin

This pic is inspired by a story I read as a child about a Chinese scholar who one day had a dream where he turned into a butterfly and as the butterfly flew high in the air, it happened to look down and saw the scholar's sleeping body. The story ended with the enigmatic saying 'Did he dream of the butterfly or did the butterfly dream of him?' The way I see this story, it's saying 'Do your dreams/goals drive your action or do your actions determine your dreams/goals?' Thus this pic-Are the butterflies merging together to from the person? Or is the girl dissolving into the butterflies? Which side is the dream?

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