Aisthesis in the Shaman's Diagram

The Shaman in front of the installation core-the padlocked metal cage Workstation. Detail showing Shaman’s drum which is made of non-commodity items-Coyote skull, Raven feather, Khadak fabric, Japanese silk cord for wrapping heirloom objects, Horse hair from the tail, and mane of 4-member herd, Deer antler, Felt, and Silk Wrap. The drum is made by William Lattie-a Cherokee tribe member.

Artwork Info

Type of Work Installation
Medium Multimedia-metal cage, film camera on a tripod, 3 paintings, Shaman artifact, Shaman paraphernalia, daybed, drift wood, misc. items
Dimensions Variable
Subject Matter Aisthesis is the Greek word best describing the innumerable, and unnamable perceptions in existence. Aisthesis is the root of the word aesthetics. The artwork attempts to distinguish animism as the aisthessis infinite embodiment, versus aesthetics as the Anthropos finite choices.

Artist Info

Nesho Dimov

Joined: March 30, 2016

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Nesho Dimov MFA Visual Studies Thesis Spring 2018