Newsletter April Full Moon

22nd April 2016

Full Moon: Sun in Taurus. Moon in Scorpio.

A Manichaean Hymn

Living knowledge came to me
It cried and opened my eyes
Woke up my spirit
Woke the god of secrets
Raised man from among the dead
And woke me from sleep
Life had woken in me.

From: A. Esmailpour, Myth: Symbolic Expression (Tehran 1998), p. 203.

Dear Friends,

When I was writing a paper on Hieronymus Bosch for a History of Art project, in the early 1960’s I was led by synchronicity to an exploration of the so-called esoteric arts, such as alchemy, astrology and the Tarot. Now, 50 years later, this exploration is still continuing, and this research and these newsletters are shared with a wide circle of friends. The umbrella for this work, The Luxlapis Project, has never been a secular activity. As I have repeated ad nauseam, it is the interface between culture and spirituality that nourishes us in these difficult times. People have lost faith in politicians and their corporate controllers. Creative productions, when not in themselves dominated by corporate objectives – such as films. novels, and social media, continue to inspire us with visions of the world as it is, warts and all, and perhaps in the genre of science fiction, of what may come to pass.

Back in 1973, Joseph Beuys wrote:

“Only on condition of a radical widening of definitions will it be possible for art and activities related to art [to] provide evidence that art is now the only evolutionary-revolutionary power. Only art is capable of dismantling the repressive effects of a senile social system that continues to totter along the deathline: to dismantle in order to build ‘A SOCIAL ORGANISM AS A WORK OF ART’… EVERY HUMAN BEING IS AN ARTIST who — from his state of freedom — the position of freedom that he experiences at first-hand — learns to determine the other positions of the TOTAL ART WORK OF THE FUTURE SOCIAL ORDER.” More HERE


About arkanaroom

Researcher of Liminal Culture

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