BBC Symphony Orchestra/Belohlavek at the Barbican
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BBC Symphony Orchestra/Belohlavek at the Barbican

am a woman who flies. I am the sacred eagle woman. There was Karita Mattila,…

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Santo Daime: the drug-fuelled religion
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Santo Daime: the drug-fuelled religion

A new religion is spreading to Britain – its central sacrament the consumption of a…

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Amazonian art exhibit illuminates vanishing worlds
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Amazonian art exhibit illuminates vanishing worlds

In a way, ritual objects from indigenous Amazonian tribes may seem out of place in…

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Ayahuasca: A Strange Brew
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Ayahuasca: A Strange Brew

Can a psychotropic jungle potion cure the existential angst of the McMansion set? In an…

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Return of shaman’s mask magical to King islanders
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Return of shaman’s mask magical to King islanders

Four decades after it was abandoned, King Island holds an almost mystical pull for former…

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