Dealing in that uncharted area between mysticism and science, Jeremy Shaw explores altered states and the cultural means that depict that experience. Although working in a variety of media, Shaw mainly concentrates on photography, video, and installation.
Born in Vancouver in 1977, Jeremy Shaw graduated from the Emily Carr University of Art and Design. His video work questions how the scientific representations of altered states are… Read more
About the artwork
Rising star Jeremy Shaw is fascinated by that uncharted territory that exists between science and mysticism. In the work above Shaw depicts the ancient Jewish ritual of the laying of the hands—a rite that even today is believed to possess healing properties.