It may be best to sanctify her scorched shell instead. To turn it into a true sanctuary, a hortus conclusus or enclosed garden, a teaching of the noble truth of impermanence.
For twenty years David Charles Plate has explored the mysteries of synchronicity in films and music. Enlightened by his occult and cultural studies, David has brought light to a little understood area of human experience..
Just as the folklore-fueled punk of the Pogues obliterated boundaries of time and distance for me, the D. I. Y. movement tore down the walls I’d assumed stood between pro and amateur, between artist and audience.
J.F. Martel’s new book, Reclaiming Art in the Age of Artifice: A Treatise, a Critique, and Call to Action (Evolver Editions/North Atlantic Books), is a powerful invocation to return to what is arguably art’s central purpose, “to call us back to the source.”
The in-between is a space for outsider-insiders, the Hermes of tongues and lungs of many breaths, the mouths that spell and negate voice and speech right from the pitched-up tents of liminal life.
For my inaugural podcast, Electric Lyre: Alterations of Consciousness, I sat down with J.F. Martel (author of Reclaiming Art in the Age of Artifice) and Benton Rooks (RS Writer and author of the graphic novels KALI YUGA and TRETA YUGA).
The New York Times editorial board published this groundbreaking article: “Repeal Prohibition, Again.”
William Gibson writes for the Wall Street Journal, “We Can’t Know What the Future Will Bring,” using this fall’s “mind bending” fashion styles to reflect on how we imagine the future to be.
Today we feature two interesting talks: Art as Technology and Crypto-anarchy.