To the scientist the aim of alchemy seems only to be the transmutation of base metals into gold. Though some alchemists were concerned solely with this, many were serious and dedicated thinkers who used alchemical symbols and ideas to probe religious, philosophical and psychological issues.

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Haiku is a form of poetry which is written in seventeen syllables. Each poem contains a word that refers to the season described in the haiku. The following haiku are by the three greatest haiku poets of Japan. (All translations are by R. H. Blyth)

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Psychonauts Pre Production Videos (2007)

As we get closer to the Psychonauts launch date on June 16, 2007, we wanted to share with you a sneak preview of some of the on-going artistic projects being developed for the event throughout the city.

Check here regularly to get a glimpse of the artists and their respective art projects for this 24-hour event. 


 Fernando Ventura & assistant Ana Cardenas: Psychonauts Symbiosis (Shot and Edited by Damian Quevedo)



Veronica Vainstoc: Weaving A Mandala Dream (Edited and Shot by Damian Quevedo)

Weaving A Mandala Dream from Alicia Villa on Vimeo.


All videos shot & edited by Damian Quevedo


In the Midst of the Hierophant Production (2003) Mun-2


The video clip in this page was originally edited by Guillermina Zabala for the LA Cable TV Network Mun-2. The clip aired on December of 2003.


In the Midst of the Hierophant Production (2003) Mun-2 from Alicia Villa on Vimeo.