Our friends at Collaboration Journal share the following announcement: The Sri Aurobindo Association has received donations for one-year gift subscriptions to Collaboration journal for nonsubscribers, as a means to broaden our reade …
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Masks of Origin: Regression in the Service of Omnipotence – A Review
Each chapter of Masks of Origin—a book of what perhaps can only be called “visionary” essays, by Brian George—reads like an individual novel. Divided into personal and universal experiences, each informs the other. Descriptions of events in childhood and adulthood provide a wormhole into the cosmos.
New Reading Group: Soliciting Interest in the Subject of “Consequential Reality”
Fakes, egregores, and conspiracies are overtaking our perceptions of the world—what’s behind such reality mirrors, and where do the reflections or projections in them come from? Join Brigid and a group of kindred spirits for readings, discussion, and a deep exploration of these intriguing questions at the edges of our knowing.
An update on Metapsy editor Brigid Burke’s project Chthonia, exploring the dark feminine; writing projects in the works and expanded offerings
See You In Our Dreams—A worm’s-eye view from the Readers Underground of a social dreaming experiment in progress
Another intimate Readers Underground group has formed around Maia’s See You In Our Dreams, a book described as “a long, complex, slow exploration of the final paroxysms of a dystopic future before something starts to change.”
Chthonia Expanded: Living the Dream
The struggle is real. Many of us aren’t doing what we really want to be doing. We may or may not hate our day jobs, but sometimes you reach a point where you wonder if you’re not just wasting your time. Income is certainly a consideration; many of us s …
Want to get involved in an elegantly anarchic, unusually high-reward, though, at present, exceedingly low-paying, creatively oriented cooperative venture? OR… do you have your own opportunity for productive entanglement / ecstatic emergence you wish …
Sri Aurobindo Reading Circles
Infinite Conversations has been pursuing an extended reading program for Sri Aurobindo’s writings for several years now. Here is an update on our progress, with information on how you can participate…
Chthonia Podcast Moving to Spreaker
Greetings to all Metapsychosis readers and followers of the Chthonia podcast! For those of you who subscribe to the latter, I have decided to move the podcast to Spreaker for a number of practical reasons. If you are subscribed through Google Play, iTu …
A Few Notes on “Making Mystery: An Interview with Andrew Antoniou”
Above all, Antoniou’s compressed, theatrical space could perhaps be read as a kind of ritual confrontation, in which the known and unknown, the diurnal and nocturnal, are forced to meet and mix on a stage that allows for no casual avoidance or escape.
Intimacy during the Pandemic for Older Adults (via State of Mind)
Metapsychosis contributing poet Andrea van de Loo was recently featured in a State of Mind podcast & radio show episode hosted by Debra Sloss, LMFT. She shares her story of finding love through a reading group on our site. Thanks to State of Mind f …
Collaboration Journal Call for Submissions
Now in its 46th year of publication, Collaboration explores the evolutionary vision of Sri Aurobindo and the Mother, the practice of integral yoga, what it means to be human, the workings of consciousness, psychic emergence, and reflective articles on the politics of capital, changing technologies, comparative philosophy, deep ecology, and the arts.
Introduction to the Editors: Mary Thaler
Who am I and what do I write? I spent the early part of my career as a scientist studying oceanography, and some of that science attitude—the attention to detail, the feelings of wonder and humility—have infused my writing practice. Plus I have a nerdy …
Introduction to the Editors: Geoffrey Edwards – Writing that Transgresses
As a fledgeling writer and editor, as well as an (almost-retired) scientist, I am feeling my way into the business of editing, critiquing, choosing. I have eclectic tastes. I read just about anything, and voraciously. I review everything I read—you can …
Introduction to the Editors: Brigid Burke
I have been an Assistant Editor here at Metapsychosis for a few years now, and on this site I have published a couple of essays, offered one class on underworld mythology, and also currently produce the bi-weekly Chthonia podcast, which focuses on dark …
Metapsychosis WANTS YOU (to Bring Forth What Is Within You)
A Call for Submissions & Invitation to Collaborate. Until August 25th, 2020, the editors of Metapsychosis are accepting submissions towards our next publishing cycle. Share your creative work and get involved…
Spheres Reading GroupBubbles, by Peter Sloterdijk – Welcome & Overview
Readers Underground group for Bubbles, by Peter Sloterdijk – Welcome & Overview page
ShantaramReading Group for Shantaram, by Gregory David Roberts
Join the Readers Underground for a group reading of Gregory David Roberts’ novel Shantaram, hosted by David Gaian and Marco V Morelli, starting April 17, 2017.
Call for Submissions—Intensification
Consider submitting your artwork, essays, and creative pieces during our six week publishing cycle.
Letter from the Editor—Intensification
Intensification implies a new way of seeing—not at objects but through them.
Geek LoveGeek Love Opening Hangout
In this hangout on July 28, 2016, we explore ideas from both the novel and one another’s personal experiences. It’s a LIVE Freak out!
“Microdoses” is our latest addition to Metapsychosis, featuring short creative pieces, multimedia art, literary fragments, micro-rants, tiny manifestos, etc.
Geek LoveGeek Love Introduction
A group reading of Geek Love by Katherine Dunn, July 25 – September 1, 2016.
Metapsychosis Community Hangout #1
Join us for a live discussion with the editors of Metapsychosis.com. We will be talking about our first three weeks of featured essays, stories, poetry, and conversations from the journal. Date: July 14, 2016 at 8 pm EDT [time zone conversion] http://w …
Constellating Acts of Starry Night
We believe culture is consciousness, and consciousness is world, and so to participate as a media platform, we see ourselves as agents of enactive culture-making. Social poetics.
A Letter from the Editor
We’re live. After many months of preparation, design, planning and team assembling, Metapsychosis: Journal of Consciousness, Culture and Planetary Thought has flickered into existence from the digital protosphere. Our wish is for this publication to fl …
Winter of OriginsSpringing from Origins: #litgeeks Winter Reading Draws to a Close
Here we are at the end of WoO. Spring is upon us, and our “Spring to Origins” poetic revelry event was, I think, a great success. Books have beginnings and endings but they are never finished. Re-reading a book forces us to work with a book over time, to disclose its nature slowly to us. They invite returning, like the seasons; their imperative merely to read and re-read, corso e ricorso. New interpretations glimmer up from occlusion, hidden treasures discovered in neglected passages.