Category: The Weird

E X P L O R E

The elastic, shared, contemplative bodies of Malin Bülow. Oslo-based artist Malin Bülow creates performative installations in which humans resist and submit to tension created by stretchy lycra suits. The monotone pieces have small openings at the stomach that allow participants to crawl in and easily…

Surreal Sleep

“You can be tortured by your own nightmares, and the most evil thing can even be inside the nicest of people.” Nicolas Bruno has suffered from sleep paralysis since he was seven years old, and by the time he was 15 it was happening every…

Liminal Practices

‘Are we culturally dream deprived?’ asks Mark Pesce in The Next Billion Seconds podcast, which explores liminal dreaming with researcher and author Jennifer Dumpert, cogently sharing the science of dreaming and consciousness—the edges between sleep and wakefulness—and offering an excellent guided practice (at 17:55) into…

Unariun Disco

UNARIUS NIGHT! with Director Jodi Wille Including… A UNARIUS Mixtape recently-unearthed and extremely rare Unarius videos from the 70s and 80s AND a rare new transfer of the Unarius psychodrama: THE DECLINE AND DESTRUCTION OF THE ORION EMPIRE – PART 4: RELIGIOUS DECEPTION AND SPIRITUAL…

Women Under the Influence

A journey into the ritualistic, intuitive and ecstatic worlds of Los Angeles through the female lens. A curated collection of short films and rare footage are screened on the rooftop with filmmakers Barbara McCullough (Water Ritual #1), Jodi Wille (The Source Family), and artist Megan…

Wiley Yoga Tales

Tune into last week’s Expanding Mind podcast, Erik’s description— “Yogi, psychonaut, and dear old pal Spiros Antonopoulos returns to talk about the Ashtanga lineage, Crowley’s yoga chops, the gifts of rigorous practice, NYC punk yoga, psychedelic Patanjali, and the ups and downs of opening his &…

Transcendent TV: The OA

Our pals Ashley & JC pushed us to The OA this past week, so we’ve been catching up. Beyond the tasty cinematic references, and compelling storytelling style, several pop California tropes emerge with resonance to our yoga practices. Here’s a few we found compelling (and…

ANGELS

Wim Wenders on angels in NYC today • Annette Yoshiko Reed on writing about angels & angelology with messages of God, news, and dreams • Towards a yoga of SOFTNESS

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