Shaman ~ Mindy, Body Soul
August 19 - September 23, 2010
Alcheringa Gallery, 665 Fort Street, Victoria, BC, Canada
Three years in the making, Shaman Mask ~Mind, Body, Soul was started during Luke Marston's stay in Japan. Stylistically informed by Buddhist iconography and the Noh masks of Japanese classical theatre, Marston’s mask depicts a Coast Salish narrative of a shamanic ritual performed on a lost soul. read more »
Header photos (left to right): Performance by Te Pua O Feani, July 21, 2005; Children's Story (Water Dreaming of Two Children), Johnny Warangkula Tjupurrula, acrylic on composition board, 1972; IL IAMB NAI? POMBRAL MOLGA KUNDUL AL? WHO IS THIS PERSON? BLACK OR WHITE? Performance by Michael Mel, April 28, 2007. Rotator photos (numbers one through four): Fiji Project gathering in front of a Masi Kesa from the Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology at Cambridge University, Re-presenting Pacific Art. Edited by Karen Stevenson and Virginia-Lee Webb, Australia: Crawford House Publishing, 2010, Dan Taulapapa McMillin, 'O Taulaitu, Acrylic transfer collage and oil paint on canvas, 2012, PAA 11th International Symposium at the University of British Columbia, 2013.