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Ethno-botanical and Tribal Art

Artist John Dyer has painted many ethno-botanical paintings and tribal paintings during his unique residencies with the Eden Project and global organisations from around the world. His work has taken him to Costa Rica, the Phillipines, Australia, the Amazon rainforest and Peru as he has searched out remarkable peo...

Ethno-botanical and Tribal Art

Artist John Dyer has painted many ethno-botanical paintings and tribal paintings during his unique residencies with the Eden Project and global organisations from around the world. His work has taken him to Costa Rica, the Phillipines, Australia, the Amazon rainforest and Peru as he has searched out remarkable people and plant based subjects for his work. Many of these projects have been for organisation who look after the genetics of particular crops. John has painted for the CGIAR groups: Bioversity, IRRI, IPGRI, CIP and INIBAP in his quest to use art to tell these important plant and people stories and to connect more people.

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    Artist: Nixiwaka Yawanawá

    This painting, by Amazon Indian Nixiwaka Yawanawá, represents spiritual rebirth during a Shamen initiation ceremony in the Amazon rainforest. The spirit Vana is invoked. Vana is the owner of all the plants and is the most powerful rainforest spirit. A unique and powerful painting that brings the tribal power of the Yawanawá people to all who view.

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    Artist: John Dyer

    John Dyer's painting of the Yawanawá tribe of the Amazon Rainforest explores the Kênê ceremony of tribal body painting with natural plant dyes. Rich reds and greens dominate the painting and a boa constrictor snakes through the composition. Parrots and butterflies fly through the canopy and the tribal people decorate their bodies to become one with...

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    Artist: John Dyer

    An amazing painting showing the visons of an Amazon Indian during the snuff taking ceremony of the Yawanawá tribe of the Amazon rainforest. John Dyer's painting shows the boa constrictor merging with the jaguar and then releasing their energy as a powerful shaman. The Yawanawá tribe can be seen in the middle of the canvas. Tropical plants, sacred flowers...

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    Artist: John Dyer

    John Dyer is the first artist to paint the Yawanawá's tribal spirits from the Amazon. The painting depicts how the first Shaman, who became mortal, shared a gateway to the spirit world with his tribe through the Ayahuasca vine. By drinking Ayahuasca the tribe connects to their ancestors. Featured in the new book about John Dyer & retrospective exhibition.

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    Artist: John Dyer

    The Yawanawá tribe of the Brazilian Amazon Rainforest have shared their sacred spiritual knowledge with artist John Dyer in a world first for the 'Spirit of the Rainforest' project. John's painting shows us Vana - who is the spirit of our own shadows. She protects us and takes care of us. Tropical butterflies, birds and plants create a rainforest feel....

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    Artist: John Dyer

    This painting is one of the most important pieces painted by the Eden Project's artist in residence John Dyer. Created at the Eden Project while John painted alongside an Amazon Indian from the Brazilian Rainforest. The painting shows us the Amazon water spirit Yuxi Yuve. All the water in the rainforest originates from Yuxi Yuve's hair. The painting is a...

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    Artist: John Dyer

    John painted this working alongside an Amazon Indian & his work featuring the Amazon spirits is a world first. The Jaguar depicts the huge power of Vana who is the spirit that the tribe experience when reborn as a Shaman. Tropical plants, birds & butterflies feature throughout the painting. Featured in the new book about John Dyer & retrospective...

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    Artist: John Dyer

    Painted by Eden's artist in residence John Dyer in the rainforest biome. The vibrant greens & dashes of orange & pink of the tropical plants are set against deep purples of the biome & the cliff face. John has captured the fun of hot people wandering through the tropical heat. In the distance crowds of people gather to take in the view across the...

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    Artist: John Dyer

    A really special painting that features on the first edition books of Carol Drinkwater's book the Olive Route. John spent some time talking to Carol about her amazing journey and the story of the olive before painting this painting. Olive trees, chickens, mediterranean people, rural buildings, hilltop villages, fishing boats & sea all combine into a...

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    Artist: John Dyer

    Artist John Dyer is the Eden Project's official painter in residence. This painting was painted in the warm temperate biome (Mediterranean) and captures the earthy colours and purple hues of the plants. Aubergines grow in the foreground and the purples are echoed in the colours of the biome roof. Gardeners tend to the plants as families wander past...

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    Artist: John Dyer

    John Dyer is the Eden Project's artist in residence. This painting was painted by John in the rainforest biome beside a group of palm trees that can be used for making sealing wax. Seed pods on the sandy floor give a real beach & island feel to this environmental painting. We can see a group of people wandering through the rainforest waving excitedly as...

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    Artist: John Dyer

    This painting by artist John Dyer explores the grape harvest in Italy. Commissioned by the Eden Project for World Food Day. Blue and purple bunches of grapes hang from the vines. Our view is over the vines to the beautiful italian landscape and hills. A small hillside village sits at the top of the painting and groups of people gather the grapes in...

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