Psychedelia Today


On Saturday, October 27, the Horizons conference will be hosting an afternoon exploring the myths, facts, and medicinal uses of psychedelic substances in contemporary culture. Sponsored by MAPS (Multidisciplinary Association for Psychedelic Studies), the afternoon features influential speakers such as Kenneth Alper, Rick Doblin, and Alex Grey, as well as multimedia art presentations by some of New York’s innovative contemporary artists. Exhibits will include traditional visual art and sculpture, as well as large scale interactive installations.

The conference will be held from 12pm - 8pm at the Judson Memorial Church, 55 Washington Square South..

Speakers will include: Kenneth Alper MD, Rick Doblin Ph.D, Neal Goldsmith Ph.D, Alex & Allyson Grey, Charles Grob MD, Julie Holland MD, Michael Mithoefer MD, Ethan Nadelmann Ph.D and Andrew Sewell MD.

The artists who will be presenting: Garrison Buxton, Ray Cross, Seze Devres, Scott Draves, Nick Hallett, Robert Horansky, Image Node, Anakin Koenig, Leif Krinkle, Aaron Taylor Kuffner, Deniz Kurtel, Zach Layton, Gerald Marks, Brock Monroe, Peripheral Media Projects, Todd Polenberg, Douglas Ruuska, Betty Taopat Kao, Leo Villareal, James Vogel and John Walter.