Rains Journal Issue Seven – Dome of Visions

Rains | Sylvester Dunvad april 2016

A Place of Flourishing Ideas.

In 2013 the native residents of Denmark’s next biggest city, Aarhus, were in for a surprise, when all of a sudden the newly renovated harbour-side was decorated with a kind of igloo-looking building. A curious construction looking mostly like half a ball, that continues underground. A construction that would be the perfect headquarter for a supervillain on the look for something fear striking, but at the same time, cozy. That building would be known as “The Dome of Visions”, and as the locals of Aarhus would soon come to know, the building represented more an idea than anything else. Soon after its pacey construction, people were invited to different events inside the dome. Debates, conceptual theatre and cultural workshops were all hosted inside the spherical walls – all with the same end goal of discussing and pinpointing how we, as humans, are present and deal in relation to each other. But, “How we, as humans, are present and deal in relation to each other” – that statement can sound a bit vague. A bit undefined. But that is because it is supposed to. The Dome of Visions does not succumb to any kind of limits, nor physical or physiological. Any kind of idea, any kind of creative thought is allowed to breathe and live inside the transparent walls.

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