Category: Eduardo Viveiros de Castro

Witches’ Mirror

In reading Alkistis Dimech and Peter Grey’s The Brazen Vessel, I have found myself venturing off onto adjacent tracks from where they’ve been going in the collection. One section that especially caught my attention came in “The witches’ dance” where they write of the “contrariwise” movement of many pre-modern dances, which they associate with the […] … Continue reading…Witches’ Mirror

Visible Appearance

I want to talk about invisibility mysteries.[1] Typically, when we consider “spirits” within a western context, we define them as non-physical beings compared to our physical existence. I propose that thinking along a hidden-to-visible axis is more fruitful than a non-physical-to-physical one. As regular readers know, I’ve recently been reading Jeremy Naydler, and it was […] … Continue reading…Visible Appearance