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The Moksha Lecture Series presents: "Art and Shamanism" with Constantino Manuel Torres
7th Circuit Studios
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The Moksha Lecture Series presents: "Art and Shamanism" with Constantino Manuel Torres
The Moksha Lecture Series presents:
"Art And Shamanism" With Constantino Manuel Torres. A four week exploration into the relationship between shamanism and artistic practices.

The Moksha Lecture Series is a multidisciplinary bimonthly gathering that fosters idea sharing, dialog, and exploration of consciousness and our connection with the universe. We host speakers specializing in topics such as plant medicine, shamanism, spirituality, the natural sciences, social sciences and art. Since its inception in 2002, the Moksha Lecture Series has brought such renowned speakers as Dennis McKenna, Daniel Pinchbeck, Dr. Joe Tafur, Alex Grey and many more.

Constantino Manuel Torres, Professor Emeritus, Art and Art History, Florida International University, is an art historian who specializes in the study of pre-Columbian cultures and artifacts. Recent publications include his third book, Anadenanthera: Visionary Plant of Ancient South America,. Routledge, 2006 (with David Repke as second author); and the forthcoming chapter,"The Relationship between visionary plants and iconography in the art of Tiwanaku." In Images in Action: Studies of the Southern Andean Iconographic Series, Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collection, Washington, D.C., and Cotsen Institute of Archaeology at the University of California, Los Angeles (2015).

I. Introduction - Shamanic flight: trance, transformation and the quest for ecstasy. General characteristics and antiquity of shamanism.
II. Shamanic case histories - The far north: Siberia, the Inuit, and the Tlingit.
III. Shamanism and the ritual use of visionary plants in the Americas 1.
IV. Shamanism and the ritual use of visionary plants in the Americas 2.
Conclusions - Shamanism and contemporary life: implications for the creative process.







Stay later for musical entertainment with

Art opening and class
Doors open at 6:00pm
Lecture begins at 7:30pm (sharp)-10:00 pm
Thursday, July 10, 2014
Thursday, July 17, 2014
Thursday, July 24, 2014
Thursday, July 31, 2014

$40 donation for four classes (suggested for continuity)

Come early for refreshments and snacks.

7th Circuit Productions
228 NE 59th St. Miami, FL 33137



7th Circuit Studios (View)
228 NE 59th Street
MIAMI, FL 33137
United States


Arts > Visual
Education > Classes

Kid Friendly: No
Dog Friendly: No
Non-Smoking: No
Wheelchair Accessible: Yes!


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