4: Eros Studies: Catholocism & Kink 🕳️
Despite the deeply atrocious history of the Catholic church, its elements relentlessly appear in places of transgression. From BDSM dungeons, to queer cinema, to sex work, this study will explore how perverting the ultimate oppressor has has created a tapestry of the erotic as complex and prismatic as a Cathedral’s stained-glass window. How can embracing the manifestation of Collective Shadows within us open new pathways of intimate connection?
This session will be led by Gabriella Garcia and is hosted by Cy X. July 21, 2023 from 7-9pm in a private space in Brooklyn, NY → Read More
Photo from Häxan (1922)
3: Eros Studies: Glory Hole 🕳️
You’re invited to eros studies, an intimate gathering: part educational series, part munch*, part oral history but mainly a series of mostly horizontal conversations that invite collective exploration into the realms of ecology, sexuality, kink, and BDSM organized by Cy X.
The first iteration of eros studies went deep into the chaos, intrigue, and possibilities of the glory hole with our guest Ize Commers. The event was held on June 11, 2023 from 4-6pm in a private space in Brooklyn, NY → Read More
2: Memory: An Open Residency with Water School
Water School’s Open Residency is a digital space to share our experiences, perspectives and wisdom related to memory and water. MEMORY is inspired by Cy X’ “Water as Technology Open Residency” and stewarded by Simone Johnson.
During the month of April 2023, there were a series of online presentations and workshops by a number of speakers, asynchronous activities, and space for residents to propose and organize their own activations. The residency was free and open to all. → Read More & Become a Resident
0: INTRO TO CYBERWITCH PRACTICES
“Despite this feeling of agency that tech brings, we often call our hardware and software ‘magical’ because it’s difficult for us to fully understand their complexities, algorithms, and materialities — how they work feels occluded, which shares its root word with ‘occult.’” → Read More
Photo: Still from “Ritual for Release” by Cy X