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Breaking Convention 2015: Copyright Jonathan Greet

Tickets out for Breaking Convention 2017: 4th International Conference on Psychedelic Consciousness

This summer, on the 50th anniversary of the Summer of Love, the largest psychedelic research conference in Europe returns to the University of Greenwich between the 30 June and 2 July. Hosting approximately 150 interdisciplinary presentations over three days, across four simultaneous academic tracks, Breaking Convention is one of the...

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Feed you Head: Alice’s Adventures in Underground Culture

“Feed your head…” An evening of discourse on all things Wonderland, with John Coulthart, Andy Roberts, Nikki Wyrd and Jake Fior (facilitator). This event marks the opening of a three day exhibition at the Horse Hospital gallery space (2-4 February, open noon till 6pm, free entry) featuring John Coulthart’s psychedelia-themed ‘Alice’...

The Museum Dose by Daniel Tumbleweed

The Museum Dose by Daniel Tumbleweed

The books I most enjoy reviewing are those that turn up unannounced on my doorstep. Books that haven’t been heavily marketed on the fact that you’re already aware of the majority of their content, or that slip into a reading category so rigid and pre-defined that its content is predictable...

Breaking Convention 2015

Gearing Up with Dr Ben Sessa for Breaking Convention – 3rd International Conference on Psychedelic Consciousness

  As we gear up for another fantastic Breaking Convention: 3rd International Conference on Psychedelic Consciousness, we caught up with co-organiser, psychedelic researcher and author Dr Ben Sessa, about what’s going on at this year’s event, and why it’s such a brilliant occasion. You can check out the full line-up...

Keeping the doors of the visionary experience open: A portrait of psychedelic artist Luke Brown   By Judith Sudhölter

Keeping the doors of the visionary experience open: A portrait of psychedelic artist Luke Brown By Judith Sudhölter

This article, by Judith Sudhölter, was originally published in the Psychedelic Press UK print journal (2013 Vol.2) A quiet Monday afternoon in an art gallery on the Servaes Noutstraat in Amsterdam. The white walls and wooden floor give a warm, homely background to the bright, often neon-like colours printed and...

Thousand Times Broken

Thousand Times Broken by Henri Michaux

Thousand Times Broken is comprised of 3 never-before-translated books by Henri Michaux, originally written between 1956-1959. Undertaken while the author experimented with mescaline, ‘Peace in the Breaking’, ‘Watchtowers on Targets’, and ‘400 Men on the Cross’, reveal the creative output of a deeply experimental artist and writer. Gillian Conoley’s translation is...

Juxtapoz Psychedelic

Juxtapoz Psychedelic by Hannah Stouffer (Ed.)

Copyrighted in 2013 but released in spring 2014, ‘Juxtapoz Psychedelic’ is an art book edited by American artist and illustrator Hannah Stouffer. As revealed by its title, the book includes psychedelic art emanating from the eclectic universe of San Francisco based Juxtapoz Magazine, of which Stouffer is a long-time contributor....

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Mushroom Magick by Arik Roper

Published in 2009, ‘Mushroom Magick: A Visionary Field Guide’ by American illustrator and artist Arik Roper is an art book featuring watercolour paintings of various species of psychedelic (and a few non-psychedelic) mushrooms. The book also contains contributions – or “field notes” if one is to go by the front...

Over the Moon 2012

Preview: Over the Moon festival 2012

Over the Moon festival is a green and family-friendly event, celebrating music, art and environmental awareness that takes place on Friday 14 September until Sunday 16 September, 2012, Hempstead Lane, Hailsham in East Sussex, UK. Jim Mitchell, the festival organiser says, “Over the Moon is an opportunity for people to...

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