Poetry: Walking into View and Black Dog Days by Alyson Hallett

I met [Lumin editor] Beau at a meditation at Loyola Marymount University, Los Angeles. I was there with my fifth migrating stone - which is part of a project called The Migration Habits of Stones where I take stones around the world with a line of poetry carved into them.  I've written a few books too. My … Continue reading Poetry: Walking into View and Black Dog Days by Alyson Hallett

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ART: Gregory Rourke

The artist Gregory Rourke is based in Los Angeles, California. His work is heavily inspired by Rock and Roll, Symbolism, ancient mysticism, and the abstract expressionist movement. Inner alchemy and outer transcendence are fluid themes found throughout the work to find the liminal space between light and darkness. His art is a journey into the mysterious … Continue reading ART: Gregory Rourke

Patrick Shen on Meditative Cinema

This article first appeared online for Quench in 2016. Lumin co-editor Sadia Pineda Hameed interviewed filmmaker Patrick Shen about his documentary In Pursuit of Silence, meditation in film, and the works of avant-garde filmmaker & author of Devotional Cinema Nathaniel Dorsky.  Sadia Pineda Hameed:  So just to start, could you describe what the documentary [In Pursuit of … Continue reading Patrick Shen on Meditative Cinema

ART: Hannah Carter

Hannah Carter is an English graduate currently living in Swansea. Since graduating from Cardiff University in 2016, she has completed an internship with The Cardiff Review. Her biggest passions are film photography, illustration and cats. More of her photography can be found at fromtheedges.co.uk In these pictures, taken at Tintern Abbey and the surrounding area, … Continue reading ART: Hannah Carter