Art and Design

  • Art and Design, Religions and Spirits, Technoculture
    10 min

    Secret Earths

    Re-animism

    Re-animism

    Here you will find my essay on the artist-curator Richard Grayson's amazing and deeply worthwhile online video essay "Possessions_Inc.", commissioned by Matt's Gallery. Using the variably concocted esoteric mysteries of Rennes-le-Chateau as a central thread, Grayson mixes his own critical and fictional texts with audio samples of TV, film, podcasts, and obscure archives to create a tentacled meditation on art objects, truth-fictions, forgeries, specters, techno-animism, perverse capitalism, and the sad loss of the Real. Appropriately, all of this audio is...
  • Art and Design

    Take Me to the Water

    Another Dust-to-Digital triumph

    Another Dust-to-Digital triumph

    Here you will find my essay on the artist-curator Richard Grayson's amazing and deeply worthwhile online video essay "Possessions_Inc.", commissioned by Matt's Gallery. Using the variably concocted esoteric mysteries of Rennes-le-Chateau as a central thread, Grayson mixes his own critical and fictional texts with audio samples of TV, film, podcasts, and obscure archives to create a tentacled meditation on art objects, truth-fictions, forgeries, specters, techno-animism, perverse capitalism, and the sad loss of the Real. Appropriately, all of this audio is...
  • Art and Design

    The Oracle Complex

    Delvin Solkinson's Oracle Deck

    Delvin Solkinson's Oracle Deck

    Here you will find my essay on the artist-curator Richard Grayson's amazing and deeply worthwhile online video essay "Possessions_Inc.", commissioned by Matt's Gallery. Using the variably concocted esoteric mysteries of Rennes-le-Chateau as a central thread, Grayson mixes his own critical and fictional texts with audio samples of TV, film, podcasts, and obscure archives to create a tentacled meditation on art objects, truth-fictions, forgeries, specters, techno-animism, perverse capitalism, and the sad loss of the Real. Appropriately, all of this audio is...
  • Art and Design

    The Thing is Alive

    Artist Mark Leckey's Wunderkammer

    Artist Mark Leckey's Wunderkammer

    Here you will find my essay on the artist-curator Richard Grayson's amazing and deeply worthwhile online video essay "Possessions_Inc.", commissioned by Matt's Gallery. Using the variably concocted esoteric mysteries of Rennes-le-Chateau as a central thread, Grayson mixes his own critical and fictional texts with audio samples of TV, film, podcasts, and obscure archives to create a tentacled meditation on art objects, truth-fictions, forgeries, specters, techno-animism, perverse capitalism, and the sad loss of the Real. Appropriately, all of this audio is...
  • Art and Design

    Visionary Art

    The Vanguard of Tradition

    The Vanguard of Tradition

    Here you will find my essay on the artist-curator Richard Grayson's amazing and deeply worthwhile online video essay "Possessions_Inc.", commissioned by Matt's Gallery. Using the variably concocted esoteric mysteries of Rennes-le-Chateau as a central thread, Grayson mixes his own critical and fictional texts with audio samples of TV, film, podcasts, and obscure archives to create a tentacled meditation on art objects, truth-fictions, forgeries, specters, techno-animism, perverse capitalism, and the sad loss of the Real. Appropriately, all of this audio is...
  • Art and Design

    Escape into Real Life

    How To Travel Back Home

    How To Travel Back Home

    Here you will find my essay on the artist-curator Richard Grayson's amazing and deeply worthwhile online video essay "Possessions_Inc.", commissioned by Matt's Gallery. Using the variably concocted esoteric mysteries of Rennes-le-Chateau as a central thread, Grayson mixes his own critical and fictional texts with audio samples of TV, film, podcasts, and obscure archives to create a tentacled meditation on art objects, truth-fictions, forgeries, specters, techno-animism, perverse capitalism, and the sad loss of the Real. Appropriately, all of this audio is...
  • Art and Design

    Damanhur

    Underground esoteric temples

    Underground esoteric temples

    Here you will find my essay on the artist-curator Richard Grayson's amazing and deeply worthwhile online video essay "Possessions_Inc.", commissioned by Matt's Gallery. Using the variably concocted esoteric mysteries of Rennes-le-Chateau as a central thread, Grayson mixes his own critical and fictional texts with audio samples of TV, film, podcasts, and obscure archives to create a tentacled meditation on art objects, truth-fictions, forgeries, specters, techno-animism, perverse capitalism, and the sad loss of the Real. Appropriately, all of this audio is...
  • Art and Design, Psychedelics

    Visionary Art

    Visionary Art and Tradition

    Visionary Art and Tradition

    Here you will find my essay on the artist-curator Richard Grayson's amazing and deeply worthwhile online video essay "Possessions_Inc.", commissioned by Matt's Gallery. Using the variably concocted esoteric mysteries of Rennes-le-Chateau as a central thread, Grayson mixes his own critical and fictional texts with audio samples of TV, film, podcasts, and obscure archives to create a tentacled meditation on art objects, truth-fictions, forgeries, specters, techno-animism, perverse capitalism, and the sad loss of the Real. Appropriately, all of this audio is...
  • Art and Design

    Foreword: HFT The Gardener

    Suzanne Treister's latest art project

    Suzanne Treister's latest art project

    Here you will find my essay on the artist-curator Richard Grayson's amazing and deeply worthwhile online video essay "Possessions_Inc.", commissioned by Matt's Gallery. Using the variably concocted esoteric mysteries of Rennes-le-Chateau as a central thread, Grayson mixes his own critical and fictional texts with audio samples of TV, film, podcasts, and obscure archives to create a tentacled meditation on art objects, truth-fictions, forgeries, specters, techno-animism, perverse capitalism, and the sad loss of the Real. Appropriately, all of this audio is...
  • Art and Design

    The West Coast Art of Spiritual Collage

    The Alchemy of Trash

    The Alchemy of Trash

    Here you will find my essay on the artist-curator Richard Grayson's amazing and deeply worthwhile online video essay "Possessions_Inc.", commissioned by Matt's Gallery. Using the variably concocted esoteric mysteries of Rennes-le-Chateau as a central thread, Grayson mixes his own critical and fictional texts with audio samples of TV, film, podcasts, and obscure archives to create a tentacled meditation on art objects, truth-fictions, forgeries, specters, techno-animism, perverse capitalism, and the sad loss of the Real. Appropriately, all of this audio is...
  • Art and Design

    Experience Design

    And the Design of Experience

    And the Design of Experience

    Here you will find my essay on the artist-curator Richard Grayson's amazing and deeply worthwhile online video essay "Possessions_Inc.", commissioned by Matt's Gallery. Using the variably concocted esoteric mysteries of Rennes-le-Chateau as a central thread, Grayson mixes his own critical and fictional texts with audio samples of TV, film, podcasts, and obscure archives to create a tentacled meditation on art objects, truth-fictions, forgeries, specters, techno-animism, perverse capitalism, and the sad loss of the Real. Appropriately, all of this audio is...
  • Quotes

    Quote 3

    “Messages from beyond” are forms of information, and information is a trickster

    “Messages from beyond” are forms of information, and information is a trickster

    Here you will find my essay on the artist-curator Richard Grayson's amazing and deeply worthwhile online video essay "Possessions_Inc.", commissioned by Matt's Gallery. Using the variably concocted esoteric mysteries of Rennes-le-Chateau as a central thread, Grayson mixes his own critical and fictional texts with audio samples of TV, film, podcasts, and obscure archives to create a tentacled meditation on art objects, truth-fictions, forgeries, specters, techno-animism, perverse capitalism, and the sad loss of the Real. Appropriately, all of this audio is...
  • Art and Design

    Rick Griffin, Superstar, Pt. 2

    Rick Griffin finds the Lord.

    Rick Griffin finds the Lord.

    Here you will find my essay on the artist-curator Richard Grayson's amazing and deeply worthwhile online video essay "Possessions_Inc.", commissioned by Matt's Gallery. Using the variably concocted esoteric mysteries of Rennes-le-Chateau as a central thread, Grayson mixes his own critical and fictional texts with audio samples of TV, film, podcasts, and obscure archives to create a tentacled meditation on art objects, truth-fictions, forgeries, specters, techno-animism, perverse capitalism, and the sad loss of the Real. Appropriately, all of this audio is...
  • Art and Design, Esoterica

    Managing Superstition

    The Shroud versus the Code

    The Shroud versus the Code

    Here you will find my essay on the artist-curator Richard Grayson's amazing and deeply worthwhile online video essay "Possessions_Inc.", commissioned by Matt's Gallery. Using the variably concocted esoteric mysteries of Rennes-le-Chateau as a central thread, Grayson mixes his own critical and fictional texts with audio samples of TV, film, podcasts, and obscure archives to create a tentacled meditation on art objects, truth-fictions, forgeries, specters, techno-animism, perverse capitalism, and the sad loss of the Real. Appropriately, all of this audio is...
  • Quotes

    Quote 2

    There is a difference between psychedelic experiences and psychedelic people

    There is a difference between psychedelic experiences and psychedelic people

    Here you will find my essay on the artist-curator Richard Grayson's amazing and deeply worthwhile online video essay "Possessions_Inc.", commissioned by Matt's Gallery. Using the variably concocted esoteric mysteries of Rennes-le-Chateau as a central thread, Grayson mixes his own critical and fictional texts with audio samples of TV, film, podcasts, and obscure archives to create a tentacled meditation on art objects, truth-fictions, forgeries, specters, techno-animism, perverse capitalism, and the sad loss of the Real. Appropriately, all of this audio is...
  • Art and Design

    Chasing the Tengu

    The Mystic Undertow of Vinyl Toys

    The Mystic Undertow of Vinyl Toys

    Here you will find my essay on the artist-curator Richard Grayson's amazing and deeply worthwhile online video essay "Possessions_Inc.", commissioned by Matt's Gallery. Using the variably concocted esoteric mysteries of Rennes-le-Chateau as a central thread, Grayson mixes his own critical and fictional texts with audio samples of TV, film, podcasts, and obscure archives to create a tentacled meditation on art objects, truth-fictions, forgeries, specters, techno-animism, perverse capitalism, and the sad loss of the Real. Appropriately, all of this audio is...
  • Art and Design

    Hippie Modernism

    The Struggle for Utopia

    The Struggle for Utopia

    Here you will find my essay on the artist-curator Richard Grayson's amazing and deeply worthwhile online video essay "Possessions_Inc.", commissioned by Matt's Gallery. Using the variably concocted esoteric mysteries of Rennes-le-Chateau as a central thread, Grayson mixes his own critical and fictional texts with audio samples of TV, film, podcasts, and obscure archives to create a tentacled meditation on art objects, truth-fictions, forgeries, specters, techno-animism, perverse capitalism, and the sad loss of the Real. Appropriately, all of this audio is...
  • Art and Design

    Dome Sweet Dome

    R. Buckminster Fuller and the Art of Design Science

    R. Buckminster Fuller and the Art of Design Science

    Here you will find my essay on the artist-curator Richard Grayson's amazing and deeply worthwhile online video essay "Possessions_Inc.", commissioned by Matt's Gallery. Using the variably concocted esoteric mysteries of Rennes-le-Chateau as a central thread, Grayson mixes his own critical and fictional texts with audio samples of TV, film, podcasts, and obscure archives to create a tentacled meditation on art objects, truth-fictions, forgeries, specters, techno-animism, perverse capitalism, and the sad loss of the Real. Appropriately, all of this audio is...
  • Quotes

    Quote 4

    It is too close, too far-out, its sacred transmissions too muddled with the scandalous grit of its concrete historical unfoldment

    It is too close, too far-out, its sacred transmissions too muddled with the scandalous grit of its concrete historical unfoldment

    Here you will find my essay on the artist-curator Richard Grayson's amazing and deeply worthwhile online video essay "Possessions_Inc.", commissioned by Matt's Gallery. Using the variably concocted esoteric mysteries of Rennes-le-Chateau as a central thread, Grayson mixes his own critical and fictional texts with audio samples of TV, film, podcasts, and obscure archives to create a tentacled meditation on art objects, truth-fictions, forgeries, specters, techno-animism, perverse capitalism, and the sad loss of the Real. Appropriately, all of this audio is...
  • Art and Design

    Gothic Guns

    Al Farrow's masterpiece

    Al Farrow's masterpiece

    Here you will find my essay on the artist-curator Richard Grayson's amazing and deeply worthwhile online video essay "Possessions_Inc.", commissioned by Matt's Gallery. Using the variably concocted esoteric mysteries of Rennes-le-Chateau as a central thread, Grayson mixes his own critical and fictional texts with audio samples of TV, film, podcasts, and obscure archives to create a tentacled meditation on art objects, truth-fictions, forgeries, specters, techno-animism, perverse capitalism, and the sad loss of the Real. Appropriately, all of this audio is...
  • Quotes

    Quote 5

    Terminal. What other journey, you might ask, begins at the end?

    Terminal. What other journey, you might ask, begins at the end?

    Here you will find my essay on the artist-curator Richard Grayson's amazing and deeply worthwhile online video essay "Possessions_Inc.", commissioned by Matt's Gallery. Using the variably concocted esoteric mysteries of Rennes-le-Chateau as a central thread, Grayson mixes his own critical and fictional texts with audio samples of TV, film, podcasts, and obscure archives to create a tentacled meditation on art objects, truth-fictions, forgeries, specters, techno-animism, perverse capitalism, and the sad loss of the Real. Appropriately, all of this audio is...
  • Art and Design

    Whispers of the Demon

    Richard Grayson's "Possessions_Inc."

    Richard Grayson's "Possessions_Inc."

    Here you will find my essay on the artist-curator Richard Grayson's amazing and deeply worthwhile online video essay "Possessions_Inc.", commissioned by Matt's Gallery. Using the variably concocted esoteric mysteries of Rennes-le-Chateau as a central thread, Grayson mixes his own critical and fictional texts with audio samples of TV, film, podcasts, and obscure archives to create a tentacled meditation on art objects, truth-fictions, forgeries, specters, techno-animism, perverse capitalism, and the sad loss of the Real. Appropriately, all of this audio is...
  • Art and Design

    Rick Griffin, Superstar

    A look at the art and spiritual struggle of the great psychedelic poster artist.

    A look at the art and spiritual struggle of the great psychedelic poster artist.

    Here you will find my essay on the artist-curator Richard Grayson's amazing and deeply worthwhile online video essay "Possessions_Inc.", commissioned by Matt's Gallery. Using the variably concocted esoteric mysteries of Rennes-le-Chateau as a central thread, Grayson mixes his own critical and fictional texts with audio samples of TV, film, podcasts, and obscure archives to create a tentacled meditation on art objects, truth-fictions, forgeries, specters, techno-animism, perverse capitalism, and the sad loss of the Real. Appropriately, all of this audio is...
  • Art and Design

    Terence McKenna’s Butterflies

    Klea McKenna's The Butterfly Hunter

    Klea McKenna's The Butterfly Hunter

    Here you will find my essay on the artist-curator Richard Grayson's amazing and deeply worthwhile online video essay "Possessions_Inc.", commissioned by Matt's Gallery. Using the variably concocted esoteric mysteries of Rennes-le-Chateau as a central thread, Grayson mixes his own critical and fictional texts with audio samples of TV, film, podcasts, and obscure archives to create a tentacled meditation on art objects, truth-fictions, forgeries, specters, techno-animism, perverse capitalism, and the sad loss of the Real. Appropriately, all of this audio is...