PERCEPTION

Articles in this section relate to how we see the world and cosnciousness; and how this affects our perception and interaction of both this world and other perceived dimensions

Taking the Long View

This article by John Billingsley is a set of linked psychogeographical reflections deriving from a time, a place, an exhibition (a Richard Long retrospective), and a book (Colin Renfrew’s Figuring It Out, Thames & Hudson, 2003) . Tuesday, August 4, 1998. Pavilion Gallery, Yorkshire Sculpture Park. Arriving late, just an hour till the gallery closes, …

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The Corpse Watcher

David Kaiser suggests that an Irish folktale may contain intimations of a native shamanic tradition In Patrick Kennedy’s 1866 seminal Legendary Fictions of the Irish Celts, he relates the story of ‘The Corpse Watchers’ [1]. This, he tells us, was the tale most often repeated to him while collecting these stories. In light of modern …

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