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2021

Activismes Ésotériques – Magie · Performance · Résistances est un travail de création et de recherche (solstice d’hiver 2020 – équinoxe d’automne 2021) à la croisée du rituel, du workshop, de la performance et de l’intervention dans l’espace public.
[En résidence : 49° Nord 6° Est Frac Lorraine]

https://activismes-esoteriques.net/

2021

The Magic-Mediation Tarot is a non-divinatory and performative tarot designed by Cynthia Montier.

*Contact cynthiamontier@riseup.net for a reading
*Get yourself one copy on http://editionscartonpate.com/
[Each purchase of Tarot Magie-médiation includes a tarot reading]

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

Esoterical vandalism & dialogical graffiti as ruses for symbolic appropriations of public space took the shape of a talk during Urban Creativity User Experience Online Conference, curated by Pedro Soares Neves.

2020

“Private is political“ is an online dispositive of conversation between women artists and researchers. Using chating or browsing apps, women invited meet virtually to exchange visual references about domestic art as work condition and about the presence of women in public sphere regarding intimacy and spirituality. This gathering is readable from both physical and digital […]

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

To come out with one’s head covered with a veil or face concealed is an act of faith as much as an act of protest that draws its sources from vernacular practices of blackening the face as much as from mortuary rituals, social, political or religious practices. The collective invention of historie.es veils / scarves / banners will be an opportunity to reflect together on the political power of textiles and the symbolisation and representation of struggles.

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 […]