NEW YORK, April 17 Tony Sokol interviewes Zeena about Master of Dark Shadows documentary; a loving look at the iconic '60s TV series Dark Shadows, a Dan Curtis production[...] Demons of the Flesh author Zeena, an icon in the real magical world of the sixties, told Den of Geek, "Probably for many, Dark Shadows was a gateway-drug to becoming a budding occult explorer," the interdisciplinary artist and world renowned tantric Buddhist mystic continues. "The '60s were a weird window in time of occult explosion, where portals to dark mythologies could just open up to you through your prime-time TV screen, or daytime soaps as was the case with Dark Shadows. A manifestation of that particular Zeitgeist."
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Zeena's friend and frequent art collaborator, Frank Haines, releases his new book, Sandy Smiles, a memoir of his sound art tour through Europe last year. Within the pages, cryptic accounts of his meetings with Zeena are interspersed: "I mention wanting to visit Externsteine. Zeena speaks fondly of it, but feels the energy has become depleted, as people go there and absorb yet leave little in regards to offerings. As an alternative, she suggests I visit Heidentor outside of Vienna, the site of her 1990 Summer Solstice ceremony that she wrote a song about...[excerpt continues below in screenshot]" -FH
Sandy Smiles can be found at the HEINZFELLER NILEISIST* booth this weekend.
*Among the HEINZFELLER NILEISIST collaborative projects with Zeena, he compiled and presented The Zaum of Zeena for the 2015 NY Art Book Fair and created the Hemet-neter tepi Seth t-shirt for the 2016 LA Art Book Fair.