An orgone condenser by any other name…

Karl Hans Welz, Austrian scientist and inventor, owns the trademarks for: orgone and orgone generator and has owned it for at least a decade, but he didn’t enforce it until a few years ago. orgonomers(?) and orgonite artists claim the term has become generic through common usage. find a petition challenging this trademark on Change.org. (yes, i signed it. mostly due to my first impression of Welz, who likes to shut down peoples’ websites for selling ‘orgonite’.) a few observations about Welz: he does not look like… read more

a wall-hanging altar space

achetypal language, folk religion, ritual, art. nothing is more engrossing than the rabbit hole of the self. an encounter with the Pachkuti Mesa of Universal Shamanism inspired me to make this altar prototype. it is not intended to be a precise model for an altar of that tradition. i was inspired, and i wanted to make something. short version: the Universal Shaman tradition is an unified assemblage of concepts and practices from traditions around the world that follows a template of Peruvian Shamanism. the purposeful result… read more