The Psychic Archive

IMPONDERABLE: The Archives of Tony Oursler reads like a cabinet of curiosities filled with more than one thousand unique objects from the artist’s collection of rare ephemera. Photographs, scientific illustrations, and historical manuscripts about ghosts and apparitions, religious sects, Neopaganism, occult rituals and voodoo dolls, tarot and palmistry, eroticism and sexual rites, mass suicide pacts, satanic worship, cults and communes, demonology, electroshock therapy, exorcism, LSD and psychedelia, astrology, auras, crystals and minerals, spectral illusions, telekinesis, and cryptozoology, amongst much more, is laid out across the first four hundred pages of the 650-page tome…”

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