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2021

Inspired by a virtual symposium that took place in 2020 and featured in the exhibition COVEN: Witchcraft for Politics (2021) at the Feminist Autonomous Centre for Research in Athens, Greece, this hand-numbered, limited edition publication collects writings from an international and interdisciplinary body of artists and researchers addressing desire—and with it, sex, love and care—from the perspective of the contemporary moment.

Edited by Lilly Marks and Caroline Harris
Designed by Toni Brell

2020

The device Diseuses de sort consists of a non-divinatory reading system based on a rune print elaborated by the two artists whose readings cross virtual makeshift devices that intertwine magic, art and resistance in socially engaged contexts. The readings are based on the principle of consultations and interviews by appointment.

*Contact contact.esotericogeography@gmail.com for a reading

2020

Ritual of Hopscotch is a protocol of online collective and domestic ritual that experiments with the notion of esoteric-geography – the apprehension of geography as a two-dimensional space: both virtual and esoteric. From the GPS trace of their travels the artist duo creates a sigil (cabalistic seal and magical signature); the sigilic path is transferred […]

2020

External Promises is a simultaneous urban and astral visit through different cities. External Promises — Fortune guide for disaffected places addresses the issue of disaffectec space, as a way of rethinking intimate space (assigned space, sacred space or conquered space) from a post-confinement perspective by applying it to the affective and political relationship to public space. What […]

2020

Ritual of hopscotch – esotericogeographical attempt is a ritual initiated by Cynthia Montier & Ophelie Naessens, and activated from November 30 to December 01 on the occasion of the Rituals season of the Magasin des Horizons in Grenoble during autumn 2019.

2020

Ritual of hopscotch – esotericogeographical attempt is a ritual initiated by Cynthia Montier & Ophelie Naessens, and activated from November 30 to December 01 on the occasion of the Rituals season of the Magasin des Horizons in Grenoble during autumn 2019.

2019

Esotericogeographical Map, A1, CMJN, R°V°, papier machine 90 g/m² Cynthia Montier & Ophélie Naessens are a duo of artist-researchers. Their work explores the notion of esoterico-geography, the apprehension of geography and urban or rural geology as spaces with a double dimension: both physical (concrete) and esoteric (hidden meaning), revealing a profound meaning; the symbolic representation […]