Mike Allison

Shamanic Prosthetic Experiment 1

Shamanic Prosthetic Experiment 1 is a spiritual prosthetic that creates an intimate shamanic experience between artist and user through a fully immersive audio/video experience.


The Temporary Expert: Research-based Art and Design Practice

Shamanic Prosthetic Experiment 1 is a response to research I've been doing on Shamanism and esoteric spiritual belief systems. The idea of communing with the spirit world to guide, heal, inform and protect us is an ancient practice still carried out today my many shaman across the globe. In studying this esoteric practice I've discovered a method for recreating the experience of guided spirit journeying and out of body experience.