Izzy Wisher
PhD Student in Archaeology, Durham University

Izzy Wisher is a PhD student researching Upper Palaeolithic cave art at the Department of Archaeology, Durham University (UK).

Written by Izzy Wisher

The main room at the Cave of El Castillo in Cantabria, Spain, showing hand prints and depictions of animals. Photo courtesy Gabinete de Prensa del Gobierno de Cantabria

Essay/
Art
Cave art

For Palaeolithic societies, art-making was both a tool for survival and a tactile, joyous exploration of the world

Izzy Wisher