What is A Bright Ship?

A Bright Ship is the online vessel for my work exploring the edges of human knowing through attuned listening. It is lighting a candle in the dark to see the true face of things. It is Birch work – Pioneering new forests of the imagination. It is river speech bristling with so many voices keen to tell the stories of the world back to itself.

I am three journeys braided together. I explore the Philosophy of Myth - multivalent meaning making in story in academic contexts. As an Imaginal Artist I sail the oceans of common cultural imagination here on A Bright Ship. Through the Court of Utterance I teach Bardic Education - Learning to speak the stories of the world back to itself.

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We sail for the horizon // Bardic Education // Imaginal Arts // Philosophy of Myth


We sail for the horizon // Bardic Education // Imaginal Arts // Philosophy of Myth