The Bourguignons: The Artist & the Anthropologist is a documentary about a groundbreaking couple from Columbus, Ohio. Paul was a talented visual artist, a prolific writer, journalist and skillful photographer. He was an observer of the human condition throughout his life. His paintings are in museums and collections around the world. Erika was an Anthropology professor and later the department chair at The Ohio State University. She was considered to be the foremost anthropological authority on trance, possession and altered states of consciousness.