Shamanic Ravens Roosting in Taos
Visual Storyteller Beth Surdut introduces Listening To Ravens~ Drawings, Myths and Realities at the Charles Collins Gallery on the Plaza. These detailed story drawings, created with pen and pencil, heart and mind, are a vision quest expanded by paying attention to small moments.
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Raven called me to the high desert of New Mexico to create the art and story of Listening To Raven, an ongoing exploration of science and spirit. These detailed story drawings, created with pen and pencil, heart and mind, are a vision quest expanded by paying attention to small moments.
Throughout history, humans have sought to understand life by fabricating tales of creation, destruction, and survival. Raven appears as trickster and bringer of magic in stories that fly through time and territory, his cleverness ultimately providing humans with surprising benefits.
As Raven reveals himself to me, a new mythology and awareness emerges, inspiring people who never before looked at a bird with curiosity to now bring me stories the way a cat proudly sets a mouse at its owner's feet. This recognition of life heretofore unexamined develops a personal involvement with nature and, I hope, set us on a road to saving what is left of our endangered planet.
Regards from Santa Fe,
Beth Surdut, Visual Storyteller
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