OCCULTURE Berlin | Emma Watkinson
Esoteric Archetypes in Art.
Emma Watkinson
Emma Watkinson
 From the cave paintings of Africa, indigenous medicine culture , to the pantheons of deitys of Egypt ,Greece & India , art has always been instrumental in magical practice. It can be used as a tool for divination , healing or manifestation . Emma investigates the use of symbols & Jungian archetypes within the context of Art history , magic & her own paintings.
Emma is a contemporary visionary oil painter from the U.K . She works with the archetypes & mythology of various cultures , each painting is an invocation, designed to open portals in the psyche.    Originally hailing from a Druidic background ,she is inspired by her travel & practice in various traditions .She has worked with Kabbalistic themes, Egyptology ,alchemy & tarot ,and spent time exploring Hindu & Tibetan buddhist practice in the East .Initially a self taught painter , she spent time assisting Ernst Fuchs, the founder of Fantastic Realism in Vienna. Her art has been exhibited widely at festivals, gallery & museums around the world. Her other interests are ritual theatre , making music ,& practicing chi gung.