Ruben Sanchez recently teamed up with Txemy where they took over the city of Al Quoz by storm with a brand new mural entitled “Astral Travel”.
The newly formed duo dropped this brilliant piece which is featuring each artist’s distinctive style and imagery.
“Astral Travel” is an interpretation of an out-of-body experience (OBE) that assumes the existence of an “astral body” separate from the physical body and capable of travelling outside it. Astral projection or travel denotes the astral body leaving the physical body to travel in an astral plane. The idea of astral travel is rooted in common worldwide religious accounts of the afterlife in which the consciousness’ or soul’s journey or “ascent” is described in such terms as “an… out-of body experience, wherein the spiritual traveller leaves the physical body and travels in his/her subtle body (or dreambody or astral body) into ‘higher’ realms.” It is frequently reported in association with dreams, and forms of meditation.
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