OCCULTURE Berlin | Orryelle Defenestrate-Bascule
Book of the Spider ritual dance theatre
Orryelle Defenestrate-Bascule
Orryelle Defenestrate-Bascule
Book of the Spider is an intensive ritual dance-theatre work exploring (and resolving?) the apparent dichotomy between Fate and free Will. Verses from The Book of the Spider (the received nexus of Orryelle's tome 'Time, Fate and Spider Magic' -publ. Avalonia Books 2015) are orated/semi-sung with live and looped violin. To this spiraling soundscape the multi-layered meanings of the verses are interpreted with extreme arachnean movement upon a web mandala. Previously performed in Melbourne, Oslo, Portland...
Orryelle Defenestrate-Bascule is an esoteric artist in many media, inc. painting, writing, sculpture, sound, film and performance. He is the writer-director of Australian-originating Metamorphic Ritual Theatre Company who have presented many major original productions based in (and updating/mutating) various ancient mythos. Creator of the Tela Quadrivium book web from Fulgur (Conjunctio, Coagula, Solve, Distillatio) and The Book of Kaos Tarot. Orryelle is interested in the ensoulment of objects through aesthetic obsession; the merging of mental, spiritual and emotional relationships with creativity, in the vanguard of the current resurgence of the esoteric in art with its processes of re-enchantment. www.crossroads.wild.net.au/morph.htm