"Shiva Darsan" is the first tape produced for "In Celebration of Life.... In Celebration of Death...", a series of experimental ethnographic tapes shot during my fourteen month sabbatical abroad in Asia and the Mid-East while in intensive research and videotape production. This series reveals the religious, cultural and philosophical beliefs of indigenous people from various cultures by exploring their rituals, dance, music and daily activities that revolve around life and death".
Completed: (c) 1994, Barbara Sykes-Dietze, twelve minutes in length. Funded by: Chicago Artists Abroad, Columbia College, Chicago, Television Department: