Roughly 60 million Americans suffer from insomnia, and one artist uses hers to fuel her creativity. Photographer Jenna Martin’s work is dramatic and dreamy: “Reality and the dream world become switched in a way,” Martin tells The Huffington Post. “Reality is very hazy and hard to remember, and any sleep I do get has dreams that are incredibly vivid.”

In her photo series “To Dream a Dream,” these vivid images come to life. Though insomnia energizes Martin’s photography, it is a constant challenge in her life. “Insomnia is a strange disorder… sleep becomes a constant obsession,” she says. “You’ll do anything to get it. It’s all you think about.”

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See some of Martin’s “To Dream a Dream” below, and check out the rest of the set (and more of her work) at her website. If you are suffering from insomnia, there are some resources here.

 

 

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Via The Huffington Post

Images via jennamartinphotography.com 

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