"What is the new mythology to be, the mythology of this unified earth
as of one harmonious being?" ........Joseph Campbell
Pueblo mythology tells that when each of the 3 previous worlds ended, it was Spider Woman who led the people through the kiva (or birth canal) into the next world. With so many people interested in the “2012 prophecy”, it seems strange that so few know of Spider Woman, the midwife/creatrix who plays a key role in this metaphor for our time. Perhaps the World Wide Web is Spider Woman's latest appearance. She's increasingly making visible strands of the Web of life, whether we speak of an evolving global human culture, ecology, quantum physics, or synchronicity and integral psychology.
“Spider Woman’s Hands” is my exploration of this myth, as a visual artist, community art project, and as a story teller.