See examples of previous editions in the series:
‘Ganzfeld, Paradise works edition 13/12/2019 [See documentation]
‘Proximity/CV19’ Edition of 5 01/07/2020 [See the documentation]
‘Obscurist’ Edition 1/1 03/09/2020 [See the documentation]
This artwork takes the form of a small group workshop for up to 5 people lasting 1 to 1.5 hours [max] and will take place online. Before the workshop participants will receive a workshop resource. After the workshop participants receive a certificate of participation.
This workshop is based around the ‘ganzfeld experiment’. Ganzfeld is a well-known phenomenon and is said to alter consciousness and to be conducive inwardly generated images. You will be guided through a number of exercises to hone senses prepare the visual field before entering into the ganzfeld. The workshop will end with a discussion about our experiences. For more detail this page.
Before the workshop:
– You will receive your own set of ganzfeld hemispheres to wear over your eyes.
– You will need a bright spotlight and a comfortable seat ready for the activity.
– You will be required to complete a short online questionnaire 10 mins.
During the workshop:
A ‘Zoom’ meeting will open at 10 am. You will be required to remain still and seated for part of the 1-hour activity. Ultimately this is a form of sensory deprivation and this can be deeply relaxing it can also be challenging for some so please be aware of this before you sign up.
After the workshop:
We will have a discussion about our experiences and how these might relate to the questionnaire results.
– You will be able to download a digital certificate as proof of your participation in this artwork.
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