Andreas Kornevall: Demblem #31
In this episode we speak about the creation of demblems, counter-sigils to deactivate and balance the negative aspects of our logo-inundated society.
Lunisolar Mind IX: Wolf Moon #27
We are still in the grip of winter, the sky is occluded by grey fur, and the tough love of the Wolf Moon grabs us by the scruff of our necks. Reminding us to wake up from our slumber, to contain our own power, and make our own luck.
Rune Hjarnø Rasmussen: Year of Aun – Story as Healing, Story as Curse #26
Historian of religion and animist thinker Rune Hjarnø Rasmussen is back on our podcast! This time to launch the Year of Aun, an invitation to celebrate 2023 as a year of healing and reconnection based on old Nordic spiritual practices.
Lunisolar Mind VII: Frost Moon #23
The Frost Moon shines bright in November skies, and it invites us to look within. We spiral back towards our selves, our bellies, our navels, searching for the center of things.
Kersti Ståbi: Vǫluspá – performing poems from the Poetic Edda #22
Vǫluspá - The Prophecy of the Seeress from the Poetic Edda is one of the most well known texts from Norse mythology. But how could this oral poem have been performed?
Maria Kvilhaug: In the Bay of Magic and the Wilderness of Cave Land – Initiation Narratives in the Sagas #20
Come join us on a journey through spell songs, fate swapping, transgressive trials of initiation and divine intercourse.
Lunisolar Mind IV: Fruit Moon #17
The fourth episode of our podcast within the podcast – a series of full moon specials, released on every full moon – where we turn our attention to the glowing celestial body that has inspired artists and mystics for millenia.
Performance premiere special: HRIST – an act of divination with KAI-EN and Mikael Öberg #7
"All of the drama of divination serves to move the participants out of their normal modes of thinking, shaking them up in order to change their minds because their current understanding of the situation is inadequate."
February 25th 2022 sees the premiere of a brand new collaboration between performance storyteller Mikael Öberg and butoh artist KAI-EN: HRIST – an act of divination.
Rune Hjarnø Rasmussen: How to build a god – Immanence and Symbolism #6
Our guest Rune Hjarnø Rasmussen is a historian of religion and founder of the project Nordic Animism. His PhD "The Stick and the Calabash“ is a result of extensive anthropological research of the Brazilian Candomblé tradition and of how the archetypal energies of gods are manifested there. We talk about trance and possession, conspiracy theories, and modern society’s loss of a subjective relationship with the forces of the world. And underneath it all we ask the question - what exactly is a god and how do you build it?
Maria Kvilhaug: The Maiden with the Mead #5
Descriptions of rituals in the Poetic Edda meet mediterranean mystery religions and Carlos Castañeda!