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THE BLISS OF NEW EYES
FRI 27TH OCT : 6.30 - 10PM
HASTINGS MUSEUM & GALLERY
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The Bliss of New Eyes
Orryelle Defenestrate Bascule and Melissa Artemis Shemanna, visionary artists of the exhibition, Oneiropraxis, invite you to a unique evening of art and performance.
Oneiromantic journeys and Visionary epiphanies consolidate to OneiroPraxis, as winged eye alights in the painters’ hands
Dionysian Ecstasy from Visual & Vibrational Intoxication
With oration, poetry, violin and voice (through loops and FX), this presentation by Orryelle veers from talk into performancy with song and butoh dance, also incorporating film.
An exploration of the magic of language, the mysteries of the serpent and sundering of the head from pineal activation through visual or sonic focus. As the veils grow thin for Samhain (old pagan name of Halloween), death and dream are considered as portals betwixt the realms.
The Hermetic and Orphic Mysteries re-converge with the Dionysian Mysteries in paroxysms of bliss.
Melissa Shemanna offers a guided creative visualisation across the threshold of conscious awareness into Oneiric Portals to reclaim (inter)personal dreaming and ignite the living myth.
Watch the curator’s introduction to Oneiropraxis here: Visionary Art & The World Soul – YouTube
Read an interview with the artists here: Oneiropraxis: The Interview – Hastings Museum and Art Gallery (hmag.org.uk)
18:30 – 19:30 Art viewing
19:30 – 21:00 Dionysian Ecstasy from Visual & Vibrational Intoxication
21:00 – 21:30 MythOneiric Gateways
21:30 – 22:00 Art viewing
To read the OneiroPraxis Interview by Melissa & Orryelle, delving into the artists statement, wisdom and sentiments.
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