About the Book
Dreams & Divinities is a 120 page visual and poetic journey which unfolds through Love, the Goddess and God, creation, nature, introspection, mythology and compassion.
Aloria Weaver helped me bring together and select images from some of the most talented women painters in the visionary art movement.
Martina Hoffmann, Brigid Marlin, Maura Holden, Wessi, Amanda Sage, Gabriela Garza Padilla, Autumn Skye, Helena Nelson Reed, Elisabeth Slettnes, Liba WS, Aloria Weaver, Joanna Angie, Sarah Zambiasi.
I have taken the images and laid them out with poems from a selection of women poets.
Hazel Archer Ginsberg, Aleah Sato, Ingrid Andrew, Andrea Freeman, Gabriela Garza Padilla, Helena Nelson Reed, Aloria Weaver, Liba WS.
With these jewels, I have created a book which celebrates our dreams and divinity through beauty.
Vision without action
is a day dream,
Action without vision
is a nightmare.
- Japanese proverb
A hardback editon with Proline professional photo paper is also available. http://www.blurb.com/bookstore/detail/3047579
Liba is an artist living in Paris . She paints, makes books and designs furniture. Ecology, erotica and the sacred are the recurrent themes in her work. She is inspired and resonates with the message of Love from people of all cultures and from all ages. Liba was born to American parents but grew up in South East Asia. She moved to the USA in her teenage years. She did a year of art and environmental studies at Simons Rock of Bard College and went on to graduate from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago where she studied painting, wood working and bookbinding. Liba designs furniture for her company Matahati – www.matahati.fr and has exhibited with both surrealists and visionaries in the USA, Paris, London, Germany , Spain and virtually in Australia at the Sensorium. She is part of Shoji Tanaka’s East - West fantastic art groups: Genso and IFAA Her designs, poems and paintings have been featured on television, in several books & in numerous articles. www.artwork-liba.com