a form of imagination that goes beyond what we normally understand by the word: in the anthropologist Anna-Leena Siikala’s phrase, it consists in ‘setting aside the critical faculty and allowing emotions, fantasies and images to surface into awareness’. -David Lewis-Williams ‘The Mind in the Cave’ p.134-35 c.2002 Thames & Hudson Ltd. London
Some of my murals are buried under layers of paint. This particular mural is intended to be a portal for achieving sensations and expereinces of the other world. It is also acts as a protective force feild that keeps trickster spirits away.
Paia, Maui -full spectrum consciousness portal mural installation c.2012; peel away the layers and discover a portal of infinite possilbities