Hawkwood

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About me

Gender MALE
Industry Arts
Occupation Author and Artist
Location Province of South Holland, Netherlands
Introduction Author, artist, designer and neo-Renaissance Hermeticist. I like to consider that creative activity should aspire to the condition of talismanic magic. Other methods are possibly equally as effective, although perhaps not as cool.
Interests Art in all its forms, Heretics and Heresies, Mystics and Mysticism, Mythologies, Prophets, Seers, Oracles and Visionaries, Alchemical symbols, Obscure and undeciphered manuscripts, Fossil life, Eschatology, The examination of canonical and Gnostic scriptural texts, The search for intelligent life on Earth.
Favorite Books The Hermetica, Grimoires, The Gnostic Gospels, The Voynich Manuscript, Beowulf (trans. Burton Raffel), Gawain and the Green Knight (trans. Burton Raffel), The Epic of Gilgamesh (trans. Andrew George), The Book of Enoch (trans. Richard Laurence), The King James Version, The Codex Borgia, The Varo-Jessup Edition, Heinrich Cornelius Agrippa's Occult Philosophy, Hagakure: The Way of the Samurai, Hypnerotomachia Poliphili, The Edward Fitzgerald translation of The Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám, Barbara W. Tuchman: A Distant Mirror, Bettany Hughes: Helen of Troy, Tom Holland: Persian Fire, Ingrid D. Rowland: Giordano Bruno, Barry Lopez: Arctic Dreams, Peter Matthiessen: The Snow Leopard, Robert Harbison: Eccentric Spaces, Italo Calvino: Invisible Cities, Jorge Luis Borges: The Book of Imaginary Beings, Julio Cortázar: A Change of Light, Cormac McCarthy: No Country for Old Men