The layered 'book' shows various aspects of a my past-time, hobbies and passions.
The biggest disadvantage of this project was the lack of self-explanation. What I understood about myself was not clearly visually conveyed in this medium.
If I was to remake this 'experience' of letting the reader into my always-busy head, I'd add more typography on the first layer that would become a cover. I would still use a transparent laminated film to keep consistent with how I wish people to see clearly through all my 'obsessions' and find me at the bottom. I do feel, at times, as if my head was crowded, and as if I was overwhelmed by everything I want to do, read, watch or experience, without finding the right order to do so.
Through a body copy on each layer, or above each layer, I would be able to better explain what I want to express and add perhaps some interesting back stories. I believe that all that I enjoy passively is what brought me to art and graphic design. Without these passions, I would never become a graphic designer in the first place.
Layer one: Films, TV shows and Animation 
Some of my most beloved films and series are shown here, including Buffy The Vampire Slayer, Lethal Weapon movies (dir. Richard Donner), Kill Bill, Matrix, Inception, Back to the Future, Dark City, Short Circuit, and Japanese anime Howl's Moving Castle, Akira, Princess Mononoke or Ghost in the Shell.
Layer two: Manga and Graphic Novels
Neil Gaiman's Sandman and Nobuhiro Watsuki's Rurouni Kenshin take up a lot of space.
Layer three: Fiction Novels
This layer shows that my preferred fiction genre is fantasy, my favourite titles being The Witcher by Andrzej Sapkowski, Robin Hobb's Farseer and other trilogies, Neil Gaiman's and G.R.R. Martin's novels, as well as, of course J.R.R. Tolkien.
Layer four: Japan
While I haven't yet visited Japan, I fell in love some culture and the language through Japanese animation and manga. This further evolved into enjoying modern Japanese rock and metal music too.
Layer five: Music
Rock and metal music have been a part of my daily life for over two decades. I enjoy listening to many bands, particularly from the 80s scene, as well as Japanese and Finnish musicians and bands.
Daily, all of the mentioned obsessions grab and pull me in all directions. In order to get things done, I need to focus on only ONE of my 'obsessions' at a time. I'm trying to avoid getting outer influence that would give me more to read, more watch and more to listen to. The major reason to try and stop getting fed more is that all those obsessions are passive. Perhaps with the exception of learning Japanese language.
Shown below it the one ACTIVE obsession I keep enjoying and developing. 
The CREATIVE OBSESSION. The only one that needs to be fed with daily work.
Layer six: Art and Design
The passion in a long-time development began when as a child I hand-made a newspaper about an imaginary animal world. Further my joy for beauty continued with an after-school art course, drawing anime and manga characters and having a particular love for fountain pens, beautiful script and using multiple colours to adorn headlines in my textbooks. Over the years I changed my hand-writing style several times, always trying to see what other ways there were to lay down text on a paper. Later, while studying BA Mass Media Communication, I created a students' magazine layout in Adobe InDesign with no clue about the proper way of working with printed typography. Some years after that, I started playing with poster creation for some bands that I loved. I also recall looking at the posters for some of my favourite movies, such as Jurassic Park, Back to the Future, Superman (dir. Richard Donner), Dark City and others that were leaving me in awe.
I had no idea that I was enjoying something that I could learn and become a professional at it.
Until I did.

I feel like I'm going mad!
Too many hobbies, too little time.
A Splattered Mind
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