Syrian choreographer Mey Seifan explores the influence of (un)consciousness on the body in everyday life as well as in times of war. In 2011, she started to document dreams that Syrians had during the Syrian conflict. This led to The Syrian Dreams Project. The short film Cocoon is one of the artistic results. Beside the performance series “Destructions for beginners” which started in 2013 in Germany. Seifan is the first professional choreographer in Syria with works such as Consequences, Contract and ElectroSofi. She founded the Damascus Contemporary Dance Platform and Tanween Theatre Company in Damascus in 2009.