About us


Cultúrlán is dedicated to re-contextualizing historic practices and beliefs in an effort to refocus attention on their continuing relevance and significance. Through a combination of free market tools, academic expertise, and innovative creativity, Cultúrlán blurs the boundaries between education and entertainment, offering highly functional products and services informed with a deeply knowledgeable aesthetic.

About the Artist

Professor James Acken, PhD is both a professional illustrator with a focus on design as well as a trained medievalist with a focus on early poetic culture in Northern Europe. He brings more than seven years’ experience researching and teaching mythology, history and related subjects at the university level. The combination of his academic background with his artistry provides him with the ability to produce images that are deeply informed by myth and long-established traditions of storytelling.