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      From The Eye Of The Storm

      By Zeena Schreck Nov 3, 2013

      Step into the Storm at Performa 13

      In just seven days, November 8, 2013, Zeena will be performing in New York City at the Performa 13 arts festival in "Live - From the Eye of the Storm," a sonic ritual event organized by artist Frank Haines.

      By Zeena Schreck Nov 3, 2013
      By Zeena Schreck Oct 26, 2013

      Halloween in a Satanic Household

      Statistically, crime rates rise on Halloween night, so you can imagine the kind of mayhem the HQ of the Church of Satan—a black house centered in one of San Francisco's most conservative, pastel-lined districts—invited upon itself.

      By Zeena Schreck Oct 26, 2013
      By Zeena Schreck Oct 11, 2013

      Remembering Curtis Harrington and His Films

      I first learned of Curtis's work through my godfather, Kenneth Anger. His trademark was surreal incongruity. He effortlessly mixed horror, black humor, and grotesque glamor in classics like What's the Matter with Helen?, Whoever Slew Auntie Roo…

      By Zeena Schreck Oct 11, 2013
      By Zeena Schreck Oct 4, 2013

      Finding the Feminine Daemonic in Jen Ray's Art

      Last week, female-fantasy artist Jen Ray invited me to her Berlin exhibition, Better to Reign in Hell than Serve in Heaven. What I like about Jen 's work is her portrayals of femme fatales who are not subjugated women. These are representations of

      By Zeena Schreck Oct 4, 2013
      By Zeena Schreck Sep 27, 2013

      A Tale of Two Birds and Tantric Meditation

      I've just returned from my biannual meditation retreat focused on Phowa, a Tibetan Buddhist practice that prepares you to consciously transfer your mind stream from the body at the moment of death.

      By Zeena Schreck Sep 27, 2013
      By Zeena Schreck Aug 9, 2013

      Zeena Schreck Knows a Thing or Two About Vice

      Like any moral judgment, attributing vice to an action is subjective. What determines a vice is the intent behind the action. If we had enough awareness, self-control, intelligence, and healthy interactions with others, we wouldn't need organized religion…

      By Zeena Schreck Aug 9, 2013