MYTH

We are more familiar with The Underworld depicted by Dante and Homer in the Illiad and Odyssey than Mictlan, the underworld of Aztec mythology.

Journeys toThe Underworld extends Sarah’s exploration of Baba Yaga, the dark mother, the witch and the dark Goddesses of underworld begun in her project Re-enchantment. She is interested in stories of the female descent to the underworld such as that of the Sumerian Ancient Goddess Innana and the Greek Goddess Persephone. How do their journeys differ from that of the male heros such as Gilgamesh or Odysseus?