Dangerous Minds features Paul Laffoley’s Alchemy: The Telenomic Process of the Universe

Posted on February 6, 2013 1 Comment

“The gents at Imperium Pictures have put together this terrific short film of artist Paul Laffoley discussing his 1973 painting ‘Alchemy: The Telenomic Process of the Universe’ in New York recently.”

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Alchemy: The Telenomic Process of the Universe


Paul Laffoley’s Alchemy: The Telenomic Process of the Universe on Disinformation

Posted on February 5, 2013 Comment

THE GENT: Genesis Breyer P-Orridge on Cardero’s Sun Worship

Posted on January 25, 2013 Comment

Check out this raw footage from our feature-length picture, The Gent, in which cultural engineer, artist and troubadour, Genesis Breyer P-Orridge, discusses Cardero’s love of the sun. Ridgewood, Queens, December 2008.


VIA Other Music: Dance to the Future with Me: An Interview with Klaus Dinger’s Partner, Miki Yui

Posted on January 14, 2013 Comment

Thanks to our friends at Other Music for posting:

Last month, we were thrilled to host a release party at Other Music for Klaus Dinger’s limited (and now sold out) photo book Ihr könnt mich mal am Arsch lecken, arranged by his partner (and editor/publisher) MIki Yui. Shortly after the event, Imperium Pictures conducted this insightful interview with Yui, which features some great archival photos and film footage of this music maker, including his days in NEU! and La Dusseldorf…

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Dance to the Future with Me: An interview with Miki Yui on her partner, Klaus Dinger

Posted on January 11, 2013 Comment

Klaus Dinger (1946 – 2008) was a composer, producer and multi-instrumentalist from Düsseldorf, Germany, who gained an international reputation as an early member of Kraftwerk and founder of the bands Neu! and La Düsseldorf. His propulsive drumming style was considered one of the “great beats in the ’70s” by Brian Eno. Neu! and La Düsseldorf have inspired many musicians, including Hawkwind, David Bowie, Iggy Pop, Radiohead and Blur, and their influence continues to grow.

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Dance to the Future with Me: An interview with Miki Yui on her partner, Klaus Dinger

Featuring Miki Yui

Produced by Damen Corrado

Directed by Phil Weaver

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The Team that Put the Ken in Crowley Meets Gandhi

Posted on January 7, 2013 Comment

Phil Weaver, Damen Corrado, David Massengill, Lisi Russell and Judy Rosenberg at Gandhi Restaurant in the East Village, NYC

Imperium Pictures and friends, Lisi Russell and David Massengill, sought guidance from the saintly Bapu himself, Mahatma Gandhi, after discussing our upcoming project on Jet Propulsion Laboratory founder and disciple of Aleister Crowley, Jack Parsons.  This movie will feature Lisi’s husband, the legendary film director Ken Russell, as the “wickedest man in the world.” Thanks again, Lisi and David XO!


Paul Laffoley Retrospective at Kent Fine Art Gallery

Posted on January 5, 2013 Comment

Paul Laffoley and Judy Rosenberg with Alchemy: The Telenomic Process of the Universe

 

Paul Laffoley and Phil Weaver with Alchemy: The Telenomic Process of the Universe

Paul Laffoley gave us some amazing insight into his painting Alchemy: The Telenomic Process of the Universe. Footage to come soon…

My painting Alchemy elucidates the alchemical process, which is telenomic rather than teleonomic. A telenomic process is one whose end is not known but becomes more and more obvious and certain as you proceed. The divine goal of alchemy is the transformative union of not merely intellect and passion but of the masculine descent of the spirit and the feminine rise of the soul. At a certain point their union becomes ineluctable and irreversible, and they cook together within a Klein bottle in the Athanor, the cosmic oven. Above the Athanor is the Tree of Sephiroth, the Kabbalistic tree of life, topped by an ankh, the Egyptian symbol of life. -Paul Laffoley

Paul Laffoley discusses Alchemy

Phil Weaver, Steven Leyba, Les Barany and Judy Rosenberg at Paul Laffoley opening; Photo by Johanna Lenski


Richard Metzger is More Influential than God (on Facebook)

Posted on January 3, 2013 Comment

Mashable: Top 10 Most Influential People on Facebook

Richard Metzger of Dangerous Minds

No other individual has done more to sully Facebook’s name, for better or worse, over Promoted Posts than Richard Metzger.

Metzger became the face of the anti-Promoted Posts crusade after penning a lengthy post on the blog Dangerous Minds accusing Facebook of holding his audience reach ransom for the sake of making a quick buck.

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Happy New Year!

Posted on January 1, 2013 Comment

Happy New Year! Here is an inspiring song by Klaus Dinger’s band La Düsseldorf, “Cha Cha 2000,” to bring in the new year. Stay tuned for our recent interview with Klaus’s widow, sound artist Miki Yui. May good fortune shine upon you all this year! The future is calling!


Thank You Kenny Scharf, Kembra Pfahler and Bernd Naber for “Keeping the Old, Weird New York Alive”

Posted on December 31, 2012 1 Comment

10 Offbeat Artists Who Are Keeping the Old, Weird New York Alive

By Lori Zimmer on Dec 13, 2012

You moved to New York City for a reason — the culture, the 24-hour bodegas, the street meat, the crazies, the art — and the weirdness that makes New York, New York. Read more…

For more awesome New Yorkers from our soon to be released movie, The Gent, click here… 

…and see Bernd Naber as a Neptunian priest in “Flesh and Fantasy“!

 

 

 

 


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