Occulture is alive and well in Toronto.
On Friday, January 23, 2015 I had the pleasure of being invited to Mystic Arts Collective’s inaugural arts exhibit, A Midwinter Night’s Dream, organized by Stacie Noel and Ilyse Krivel. The event featured photography, painting, music, and live performances inspired by the mystic realms. Continue reading
In September 2014, I had the opportunity to visit the Museo Dei Tarocchi (Tarot Museum) in Bologna Italy.
Nestled in the mountains of Riola stands a beautiful 400-year-old building restored by Morena Poltronieri and Ernesto Fazoli. The museum is filled with treasures including original esoteric artwork contributed by Italian and international artists, a plethora of tarot decks old and new, rare and unusual texts, mini art installations, and a gift shop to purchase decks made by local artists.
Morena Poltronieri taught me about the history of tarot in Italy, while guiding me along on an informative tour throughout the museum. Tarot artifacts filled the room, from the bottom to the top; an esoteric enthusiasts dream. Continue reading
After putting myself in too many people’s shoes, and seeing the world through everyone else’s eyes for too long, I start to become a warped and weary alien to myself. I no longer recognize my own face and I need to recharge. This is when I head to my studio to sit. Continue reading