Vodou and Art : Between the altar and the market by Leah Gordon on zoom

Leah Gordon will discuss the possibilities and problematics of exhibiting Haitian art from her experience of co-curating PÒTOPRENS

Visions of the Occult – Victoria Jenkins – zoom lecture

She will explore the hidden artworks and ephemera left behind by artists and shed new light on our understanding of the art historical canon

The Artist as Medium – Jacqui McIntosh

In this illustrated talk she will examine key works by artists such as Yves Tanguy, Ithell Colquhoun, Austin Osman Spare & Ann Churchill

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“The Devil’s Gateway” – Daughters of Eve in the Middle Ages – Professor Elizabeth Archibald

This Zoom lecture by Professor Elizabeth Archibald will explore the complex medieval attitudes with which women were regarded.

She is Perversity: Queer Currents within Twentieth-Century Discourses on Lilith by Brennan Kettelle

First, my talk will provide a brief overview of Lilith’s presence within folklore, art, and literature from antiquity to the present

Between Two Worlds: On Art & Loss by Rochelle Roberts

Rochelle Roberts writes about her personal experience with the lingering ghost of grief and the ways in which she uses visual art

Emily Rapp Black: Frida Kahlo and My Left Leg

Emily Rapp Black is a New York Times-bestselling author. Her most recent book, Frida Kahlo and My Left Leg

Hilma af Klint & the occult milieu in turn of century Sweden by P Faxneld

The talk offers a guided tour through the occult milieu she was part of in Sweden

Open Sesame: Dorothea Tanning’s Bibliographic Surrealism

Join Dr Catriona McAra for a lecture on Dorothea Tanning

The Development of Austin Osman Spare’s Work – Michael Staley – zoom

In this illustrated talk, Michael Staley on the development of Austin Osman Spare's artwork

Surreal Things – Surrealism and Design – Ghislaine Wood – Zoom

Ghislaine Wood will discuss her influential 2007 exhibition at The V&A

The fluid world of Ithell Colquhoun – Dr. Richard Shillitoe

Her navel is a pool of water lilies": the fluid world of Ithell Colquhoun - Dr. Richard Shillitoe - hosted by Dr. Amy Hale

Kenneth Grant – Austin Osman Spare Abstract by Michael Staley on zoom

In this illustrated talk, Michael Staley discusses Kenneth Grant's presentation of Austin Osman Spare

Eroticism and Surrealist Sewing Machines by Dr Abigail Susik – Zoom

Surrealist sewing machines and the surrealist movement’s interest in female masturbation as a form of social-sexual resistance

Austin Osman Spare with Phil Baker by zoom

This talk will offer insights into Spare’s art, mind and world, reconnecting him with the art history that ignored him

Occult World, Art & Poetry of Marjorie Cameron – Dr. Manon Hedenborg White

This zoom talk will delve into Cameron’s art, poetry, and occultism, situating her as one of the most enigmatic mystical visionaries

Kate MccGwire’s Marvellous Menagerie by Dr Catriona McAra – Zoom Lecture

Kate MccGwire is joined by Catriona McAra to explore the themes of the feminine grotesque that have come to characterize MccGwire's work

The Flying House of Loreto – Dame Marina Warner

The story of this holy house and its ‘wondrous flittings’ in relation to ideas about losing home and remaking it, exile & settlement

Leonora Carrington. A World Made of Magic – Teresa Arcq – Zoom Lecture

In Leonora Carrington´s oeuvre, fantastic animals and beings inhabit magical worlds.

The Magical Mind of Ithell Colquhoun, Surrealist & Occultist – Dr. Amy Hale – Zoom Talk

Lecture on one of the most interesting, dynamic, and theoretically sophisticated women Surrealists & Occultists by Dr.Amy Hale

Transformation and Identity in Austin Osman Spare by Michael Staley by zoom

In this illustrated talk, Michael Staley discusses Spare’s vision with particular reference to a number of pictures

Surrealism and Crime: A Live Zoom Lecture by Jonathan P. Eburne

Join Professor Jonathan P. Eburne to explore how crime informed the surrealist movement in Europe

Women Surrealists with Professor Dawn Ades on Zoom

Join Professor Dawn Ades to explore the paradoxical role of Surrealist women artists in a movement that both elevated and silenced them

Charles Waterton, Ecentric Taxidermist by Dr. Pat Morris, Live on Zoom

Charles Waterton used his texidermy skill to fabricate imaginary creatures,

A Look at Walter Potter’s Curious World of Taxidermy with Joanna Ebenstein

Walter Potter's Curious World of Taxidermy with Mexico based curator, author and co-founder of Morbid Anatomy

The Unnatural History Museum – NMM Cornwall – Viktor Wynd’s Zoom Tour

Join Viktor Wynd in Cornwall via Zoom) for a Guided tour of his Cornish UnNatural History Museum - nestled within The National Maritime Museum Falmouth

In Wonderland: The Surrealist Adventures of Women Artists in Mexico and the United States – Tere Arcq

Live on Zoom from Mexico City Teresa Arcq will discuss her LACMA exhibition In Wonderland: The Surrealist Adventures of Women Artists in Mexico and The United States

Leonora Carrington, My Mother – Gaby Weisz – Zoom Lecture

Leonora Carrington's Son - Gaby Weisz - talks about his recent memoir of his mother with Viktor Wynd - Zoom Lecture in collaboration with Morbid Anatomy

The Archaeology Of British Surrealism: A Lecture By David Haycock On Zoom

Join art historian Dr David Boyd Haycock to explore the fascinating history of the Surrealist movement in Britain

The Botanical Mind: Art, Mysticism & The Cosmic Tree – Gina Buenfeld – Zoom

This talk will explore the ways in which plants have informed artists, mystics and scientists throughout history and around the world.

Mexican Masks & Rituals – Phyllis Galembo – Zoom Lecture

This illustrated Lecture will look closely at the extraordinary range of Masks and traditions current in contemporary Mexico

The Tarot Deck of Austin Osman Spare – Jonathan Allen – Zoom Lecture

Explore English occultist Austin Osman Spare's Tarot Deck with author Jonathan Allen on Zoom

On The Monstrous Pictures of Whales – Philip Hoare – Zoom Lecture

Philip Hoare on how to depict the impossible, a monster more bizarre than any medieval Apocalypse or engravings of krakens and rhinoceroses?

The Marquis De Sade & The Avant-garde: Illustrated Zoom Talk by Alyce Mahon

Join Professor Alyce Mahon to trace how the Marquis de Sade became an icon of free expression and explore his influence on Surrealist art

Freud’s Pandemics: A Live Zoom Lecture with Professor Brett Kahr

Join Dr Brett Kahr to learn what Freud—having lived through WWI, the Spanish Flu, and Nazi occupation—can teach us in this new pandemic

Mike Jay on Mescaline & Art – Zoom Lecture

Mike Jay on Mescaline & Art - Zoom Lecture in Collaboration with New York's Morbid Anatomy

John Waters In Conversation With Viktor Wynd – Zoom Talk

Join Legendary Film Director, Artist & Author John Waters in Conversation, by zoom, with Viktor Wynd