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Category Archives: Visionary Art

| Ayahuasca | Icaros | Kené | The Project | Videos | Visionary Art |

Animation Test Short


We are very excited to share this animation test short for Song of the Amazon! Song of the Amazon is a mind-expanding animated film we are creating to share the cosmology, visionary art, and wisdom of the Shipibo-Konibo people of the Peruvian Amazon.   Art, myth and story have always been powerful catalysts for change….

| Icaros | Nature Connection | Visionary Art |

The Song of the Master Healer

Canto del Maestro

“El Canto del Maestro“, painting by Reshin Bima   El Canto del Maestro (The Song of the Master Healer) by Reshin Bima is inspired by a Shipibo icaro (healing song) sung by the maestro during ceremony where he describes sitting on top of the ayahuasca flower.   The visions of this painting represent the songs…

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Featured Artist: Reshin Bima


  “The medicine (Ayahuasca) diminishes your ego, showing you how the ego blinds you and dominates your every though and action in life. By doing so it opens your eyes and ears to the dialogue of Mother Nature; the plants, the animals and all of the spirits around us. Thus you can live in greater…

| Ayahuasca | Icaros | Visionary Art |

Icaros: Songs that Heal


  To the Shipibo people of the Peruvian Amazon, the root of all disease lies in the spiritual world. In the Shipibo tradition of ayahuasca ceremony, chanting songs called icaros are sung by the healers in order to cure a person of physical, emotional or mental illness, by addressing the cause of disease on the…

| Icaros | Kené | Nature Connection | Videos | Visionary Art |

Nature Connection & the Wisdom of Plants


Animated from paintings of Shipibo artist collective Barin Bababo.Video & Animation by Psicopompo Perro Negro. Translated to English by Song of the Amazon.   In this video, Maestro Curandero (Master Healer) Armando Cerrano Alvarez and Elmer Bima Inuma share knowledge on the Amazonian Shipibo-Konibo worldview.   The Shipibo recognize an inherent spirit and connectedness that…