G N O S I S
in science & philosophy
ONE -- Saturday & Sunday, May 26-27, 2001 --
in the Hermetic Sciences
A two day Symposium was held
Saturday & Sunday, May 26-27, 2001,
12:30 to 10:00 PM, with 40 people attending,
NY Designer Wendy
Lake Quonnipaug, 608 Lake Drive, Guilford,
$ 30 per day fee includes lunch and dinner;
Gourmet catering provided by
CAFE' GINA of North
Branford., (203) 483-7965.
Dance Performance & Discussion
: Sunday, May 27, 5:00 PM
The Kathryn Kollar Dance Company
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for lecture texts and other visual information.
The program begins Saturday
at 1 PM, with a meeting of those presenting or wishing to present materials
for the program on any related topic.Informal meeting and introductions.
2:30 PM -- Johnes
Art Curator; director, The York Square Gallery, New Haven, CT; historical
Art Theorist and esoteric essayist; software design consultant and
relational database computer engineer. New Haven, CT.
Lecture: "UNITY DUALITY TRINITY" --
a chronological background of the Nag
Hammadi Gnostic texts in the Dualism of the ancient Near East,
ancient Greek mythic esotericism , and Roman Christian "Pneumatic"
theology; & their echoes in the Neo-Pagan Gnosis
of the Renaissance.
3:30 PM -- Robert
Professor of Art, University of
Bridgeport, retired. Esoteric historian. Magic Realist painter, and illustrator
under penname "Fra Mercurius." Lecture: "Thoth,
Osiris, & Hermes Trismegistus : Hieroglyphics, Hierophants
4:30 PM --
contributing writer to The Southwest Review, GQ,
Harpers Magazine; Historian, Herodotus scholar. Quebec,
Dread : the Spiritual Anarchy of an Anti-Cosmic Insurgency." Also
discussing the evolution of "history" in the writings of Herodotus,
Heraclitus, and the philosophers of Atomism and Rationalism.
6:00 -- Gourmet
Dinner provided by Cafe' Gina of North Branford, CT.
6:30 PM -- Peter
of the book "Gaia Matrix, " a writer whose work can be
described as "a Gnosis of the Land. " http://www.arkhom.org.
In his presentation: "The Geometry of Landscape," he
identifies how subtle psychic characteristics of the land are manifested
by local human culture in language, music, and behavior.
12:00 -- Lunch & appetisers, provided by Cafe' Gina.
- Kathleen Damiani,
& professor of Philosophy, Ithaca, NY.
Lecture: "Sophia & the Dragon" -- Near Eastern
& Western esoteric traditions at the core of Gnosis, and their realization
in the synchronicity of modern life.
3:00 PM -- Steve
Bass, A.I.A, Architect;
professor at the Institute for Classical Architecture, New York City,
Qualitative Numbers and Plato's Quadrivium of arithmetic, geometry, music,
and astronomy." Also, the
use of magic in classical religion and aesthetics.
4:30 PM --
Satyendra, Professor of
Music Theory and Composition, Yale School of Music, New Haven, CT.
An original music composition: the completion of an unfinished piano work
by the theospohist Alexander Scribin; and will discuss Pythagorean harmonic
musical structure, and their correlates in the Hindi 7:22 tala and the paleography
of medieval Western notation.
5:15 PM --
The Kathryn Kollar Dance
6:00 -- Gourmet Dinner
provided by Cafe' Gina.
6:00 PM --
Holm, A.I.A., Architect, lecturer on Vitruvius and the Five Orders
of Classical Architecture, and symbolic geometry. Philadelphia, PA.
Lecture: "Shakespeare's Globe Theatre as a Proto-Renaissance Building"--
the embodyment of Celtic and Roman design principles from Stonehenge and
7:30 PM --
Greg Garvey, Professor
of Design & Graphic Arts, Quinnipiac College, Hamden, CT.
Lecture: "The Smart
Stall: Marcel Duchamp's "R.Mutt;" Antonin Artaud the Gnostic
& the modern surrender to the user interface."