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 The mushrooms cultural and mythological significance became a symbol for entering other worlds.  Mushrooms are imbued in our consciousness as grotesque, magic and poisonous.  Closer to humans than to plant life, this confusing specimen holds us in rapture and fear.  Whilst at the same time they suggest a “radical mycology” in the way that they grow and live, creating possible solutions to our impending extinction.
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 As well as this ecological awakening I drew upon more classical representations of “thin places” on the Isle of Mull, such as the lost village of Craciag and its “hanging tree”, now upturned, where a witch was allegedly hung.  This history of violence and trauma infuses a dreamscape of slippages and altered states of consciousness explored through DIY binaural recording techniques.
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