Consciousness, Literature and the Arts


Editorial Board




Anna Bonshek is an Australian based artist who has worked and taught in England and the USA. She is the founder of Akshara Productions, an organization that focuses on collaboration across the film, visual and performing arts. Her recent collaborative work Project Reverie will be shown at the Visual Arts Gallery, India Habitat Centre, New Delhi, India in May 2004. She has exhibited her work internationally, received awards from the Royal Society of Arts and the Science Policy Foundation, the National Endowment for the Arts, Iowa Arts Council and the Inter Society for the Electronic Arts. Bonshek has published in Body, Space and Technology, Reframing Consciousness, Artlink, New Art Examiner, Modern Science Vedic Science Journal and Visibly Female, and in other journals worldwide. Her most recent book Mirror of Consciousness: Art, Creativity and Veda deals with consciousness and the arts from a Vedic perspective. Bonshek was a regional editor for New Art Examiner in the 1980s and 90s and holds a BA (Hons) in Fine Art, a Higher Diploma in Painting, an MA and Ph.D. in Vedic Science from the University Wolverhampton, Slade School of Fine Art and Maharishi University of Management. Bonshek’s work is informed by visual art processes and has been presented at QPIX, Centre of Advanced Inquiry into the Interactive Arts, Terror’98 (International Symposium for the Electronic Arts—ISEA’98), and the School of Visual Arts, New York.