In times of trouble, austerity and uncertainty, we so readily abandon the arts in the belief that they are somehow auxiliary to our survival. Yet in our moments of greatest need, it is often the arts that we turn to for refuge, hope and courage to keep going.
For our final episode in the season, I’m delighted to be talking with Dan Hillier, one of my favourite artists, who works with composite images and 19th-century engravings to create captivating, mystical, archetypal images.
Dan’s art draws upon the rich, natural world we inhabit, and the surreal, sometimes psychedelic aspects of the lived experience. In today’s show, we explore the enlivening, often transcendent experience that art, nature, and presence with others can offer us if we just slow down and let go…
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