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Nik Sheehan – FLicKeR: Brion Gysin and his Dream Machine (2008)

‘Based on John Geiger’s book “Chapel of Extreme Experience”, Nik Sheehan’s FLicKeR is a fascinating voyage into the life of artist and mystic Brion Gysin and his legendary invention the dream machine, a device that projects stroboscopic light, provoking a “drugless high” and cinematic hallucinations. In this Hot Docs world premiere Sheehan captures the dynamic, supernatural world of Gysin, the queer cultural terrorist who fused science, magic and art to expand human consciousness and transcend material reality. Read More »