Tagged with David Lewis Williams

Reading Cave Art

Reading Cave Art

This is a drawing from David Lewis-Williams’ wonderful book ‘The Mind in the Cave’ which he interprets as being rather confusing depiction of an eland headed man somehow underwater, probably from a shamanistic vision. Later in the book, he notes how when a shaman came out of a trance or dream, he would concentrate hard … Continue reading

Going Underground

I cannot recall how it ws that my friend leant me ‘ The Mind in the Cave’ by David Lewis-Williams as a source of ideas for my final project, but it is utterly brilliant. I am reading it slowly as I have to keep stopping to digest the mind-boggling ideas this large book is littered … Continue reading