Animism / Shamanism, diving into Gaia's spirit
Contemporary Art | Animism popularly refers to a worldview in which every being and object possesses a soul. The definition more generally connotes a belief in spirits. Shamanism, on the other hand, is a practice that allows one to see into and travel among otherwise imperceptible levels of reality. These beliefs are often associated with non-Western cultures, but are resurfacing in the fields of art, philosophy and medicine in Europe, the United States and elsewhere.
The animated object : a contemporary reality
Mark Leckey’s research is situated on the border between these two modes of perceiving the real. For his exhibition “ […]
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