Occult and Art – Video presentation

Language of the Birds: Occult and Art considers over 60 modern and contemporary artists who have each expressed their own engagement with magical practice.

Beginning with Aleister Crowley’s trance portraiture and Austin Osman Spare’s automatic drawing of the early 20th century, the exhibition traces over 100 years of occult art, including Leonora Carrington and Kurt Seligmann’s surrealist explorations, Kenneth Anger and Ira Cohen’s ritualistic experiments in film and photography, and the mystical probings of contemporary visionaries such as Francesco Clemente, Kiki Smith, Paul Laffoley, BREYER P-ORRIDGE, and Carol Bove. Continue reading “Occult and Art – Video presentation”


Asmodel – The Temple of the Holy Ghost

This is a poem from „Collected Works of Aleister Crowley, Vol. I“ as part from the „Temple of the Holy Ghost“ series.
To be clear on the title of this poem:
ASMODEL ( אסמודאל ) – One of the “Intelligences” of the Planet Venus

אסמודאל or Asmodel is Geomantic Intelligence of Taurus. With Taurus rules planet of Venus and Luna is exalted in this sign.

Now, hear the poem about Asmodel…

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