The State of Magick/The Magickal State

Lisa Newman will be joining Geraldine Beskin (Atlantis Bookshop), Dr. Matthew Cheeseman (University of Sheffield), Robert Dickins (Psychdelic Press UK), The Reverend Nemu (Astral Clergy), Sharron Kraus (Musician), William Redwood (Writer), and Sara Zaltash (Performance) for Nick Kilby’s (New Aktionist, sacred things) unique conference on Magick and Performance 23 May.

Photograph by Gerard Hutton of Charlotte Rodgers’ ‘Isis Unveiled

Registration is now open for the inaugural two day conference and symposium, hosted within Leicester’s De Montfort University. SoM/MS aims to critically and practically examine the contemporary esoteric landscape; the discourse germinated via a curated body of international speakers and artists.

The gathering focusses around the lived and living experience of post-Crowleyian systems of magick and its relationship to certain British subcultures of the creative arts since the decline of the Empire. Peter Carroll has argued that this dissolution of physical empire has installed a ‘tenuous link with identity’ upon the British psyche; thus creating an ideal petri dish within which magickians can flourish.

Registration for the conference and a reduced advanced ticket for single day attendance to the symposium is available via the following eventbrite page:

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23rd May- Conference Program.

Clephan Building Room CL 1.16

Registration from 9.30am-10.00am