Beloved’s Journey, Chapter 5: Zerzura

Returning to her most recent human form, Sable shivers despite the heat rolling from the sands. The proud Ivory Gate of Zerzura, carved from the tusks of some unfathomably tremendous beast and marked with intricate geometric designs that seem to rearrange themselves constantly before the eye, lies wide open. Her heart skips a beat and … Continue reading Beloved’s Journey, Chapter 5: Zerzura

Creative Freedom and Tradition: Controversies of the Wandjina

Creativity and faith sometimes collide in very unpleasant ways. What lies behind this conflict and can it ever be resolved? In the Kimberley area of Australia, indigenous tribes worship the Wandjina, supreme creators of the world. The Kimberley nations are recognized by all other tribes in Australia as the only group allowed to paint these … Continue reading Creative Freedom and Tradition: Controversies of the Wandjina