The article discusses how psychedelics may offer artists a creative boost. Written by Michelle Santiago Cortés
Sculptor Reuven Israel—who creates wooden sculptures that experiment with the mutability of geometric shapes—let his curiosity regarding psychedelics lead him to a shamanic experience that guided him through a series of “visions.” He saw that “everything is in constant geometry” and in a constant state of flux—reducing and expanding, multiplying and unifying.
This experience became another tool for creating his work. “It opened up another layer to the world. It opened up a completely different way of me looking at my own art even,” he said.
“I didn’t feel anything mystical or out-of-body,” Israel added. “It was more the opposite. It’s like the most body you will ever be.”
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