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Producers, Collaborators, Affiliates
Sylvi Alli and Antero Alli, bios
Talent, Crew & Venues, past and present collaborators and affiliates
Vertical Pool on FaceBook
ParaTheatrical ReSearch affiliate; Antero Alli, director

Public Events
The 8-Circuit Brain Online course with Antero
ASTROLOGIK Online course with Antero
UPCOMING SCREENINGS of Antero Alli films
E-Mail List (to be notified of upcoming screenings and events)

"The Vertical Oracle": (1996) A Neo-Tarot Deck by Sylvi and Antero
"The Eight-Circuit Brain" (2009) Book by Antero. 
"Astrologik": (1999) Book by Antero. Review #1 and Review #2.
"Towards an Archeology of the Soul": (2003) Book by Antero (reviewed)

Music CD Recordings
"The Book of Jane" (film soundtrack CD) (2013) Music by Sylvi & others
"Flamingos" (film soundtrack CD) (2012) Music by Sylvi & others
"Vessel" (CD) (2010) Music by Sylvi. Eleven original songs.
"Songs as Vehicles" (CD) (2005) ParaTheatrical ReSearch. Recorded by Sylvi
"A Hundred Birds" (CD) (2007) Music by Sylv
"Dream of the Blue Moth" (CD) (1990-2002) Music by Sylvi
"Under a Shipwrecked Moon" (film soundtrack CD) (2003) Music by Sylvi & others
"Too Near the Ghosts" (CD) (2001) Music by Sylvi

Antero Alli, Video/Filmography
"Out of the Woods" (2015) a magical realist drama
"The Book of Jane" (2013) a feminist fable
"Dreambody/Earthbody" (2012) paratheatre video document
"Flamingos" (2012) an outlaw romance noir
"To Dream of Falling Upwards" (2011) a zany occult thriller
"The Invisible Forest" (2008) a hypnogogic drama
"The Mind is a Liar and a Whore" (2007) an anxious X-mas comedy
"The Greater Circulation" (2005) a poetic docufiction
"Orphans of Delirium" (2004) paratheatre video document
  "Under a Shipwrecked Moon" (2003) an ancestral drama
"Hysteria" (2002) a suspense drama
"Roadkill" (2001) short film on romantic relationships
"Tragos" (2000) a cyber-noir witch hunt tale
"Crux" (1999) paratheatre video document
"Lily in Limbo" (1996) a poetry film (HD, text)
"The Drivetime" (1995) a cyber-fi experimental feature
"Inertia" (1994) short film on failed romance
"The Oracle" (1993) mystical family drama
"Archaic Community" (1991) paratheatre video document
"Loaded Visions" (1994-2001) videopoems (Rilke, Plath, Rimbaud, HD, Neruda)
"On Love & Other Difficulties" (1992-2001) Five Experimental Video Shorts
"Eight Circuits of Consciousness" (2009) Video Lecture
Antero's YOU-TUBE Channel Featuring trailers and film excerpts
Antero's VIMEO Channel Featuring film excerpts

Complete Filmography (reviews, clips, stills)
Vision Statement"I am not an artist ..." plus reviews and clips 
DVD Catalog: Antero's films on dvd 
Film Bookings: Screening Packages for Event Producers; rates & policies 
Great Films: Antero's favorite filmmakers and films 

Antero Alli interviews: Podcasts, Video & Text 
Podcast Interview #1  MP3 file (2015; Datsusara)
Podcast Interview #2  MP3 file (2016; Datsusara)
Podcast Interview #3  MP3 file (2018; Datsusara)
Podcast Interview MP3 file (2015; The Sync Book)
Podcast Interview MP3 file (2010; Right Where You Are Sitting Now)
Podcast Interview MP3 file (2008; Radical Change Group, on paratheatre)
Podcast Interview MP3 file (2007; Radical Change Group, on eight-circuit brain)
VIDEO CLIPS -- EIGHT- CIRCUIT MODEL (March 2010 w. Daniel Kottke)
Artship Video Interview: On Filmmaking (2003 w. Slobodan Dan Paitch)
Horizon O.T.O. Interview (April 2012 w. Mark Dalton)
Six Questions About Synchronicity (December 2011 w. Jesse Ducharme)
Constellation Magazine Interview (April 2010 by Sherene Schostak)
Reality Sandwich Interview (Sept. 2009 by Alison Levy)
"A Deliberate Disorientation of the Senses" (2008, Juanita Benedicto) 
THE GREY LODGE REVIEW INTERVIEW (March 2009 by John Wisniewski) 
Interviews on the topic of Paratheatre (1999 to present day)
Ritual Triggers and Altered States
 (2002 by Scotto Moore)
"Underground Filmmaker" (2004; "Encyclopedia of Underground Movies" by Phil Hall) 
Antero interviews Rob Brezsny (1992) On the Theme of Intoxication

Antero's poetry, essays, manifesto, book excerpts 
A Prayer to the Gods of the End of the World and Poetry & Prose
World Entertainment Warriors: How To See Through Advertising & Other Bright Ideas
The Eight-Circuit Brain in Theory and Practice: How Intelligence Can Be Increased 
The Neuro-Pharmacy of the Eight Circuit Brain (from Talking Raven Quarterly)
The Eight-Circuit Brain Online Course: An 8-Week Interactive Study and Practice 
Occulture: The Secret Marriage of Art and Magick 
State of Emergence: A Paratheatre Manifesto, Parts 1-5
Double Vision: On the First and Second Attentions
Ritual Technology for Self-initiation: (from "Archeology of the Soul")
Iconoclastic Ritual: On the Design of Idiosyncratic Ceremony
"The Singing Womb of the Poetic Imagination" On the Muse Dialogue 
Dreaming Rituals: Non-interpretive Dreamwork for the Active Body 
The Akashic Record Player: A Non-Stop Geomantic Conspiracy (goes to 
Books in print - The Eight-Circuit Brain, The Akashic Record Player, Angel Tech,
Astrologik, The Vertical Oracle, Towards an Archeology of the Soul, Letters Essays
& Premonitions
; excerpts, ordering info

Astrological Services and Writings
"The Planets as Forces": The Archetypal Language of Astrology
"Outside Shocks!": On the Timing of Uranus, Neptune and Pluto Transits
"Five Big Misconceptions About Astrology" On Exposing Stereotypes and Cliches
"Astrological Mercury": On Fine Tuning Your Bullshit Detector 
"Oracular Astrology": On Questioning the Trend to Legitimatize Astrology
Click this for more Astrological Essays

MISC Links
Vertical Pool Links Page: Visionary filmmakers, west coast arthouses, intermedia resources 
Paratheatrical Links: paratheatre groups, intermedia performers, dreamtime cultures 
"Requiem For a Friend" Complete text by Rainer Maria Rilke. Translated by Stephen Mitchell. 
Rainer Maria Rilke: On Love & Other Difficulties; Letters to a Young Poet
The Frozen Beauties: Antero's 1980 neopunk band (three MP3 files/songs, flyers, band history) 
The Phaistos Disk: The Encoded Mysteries of an Ancient Language 
The Myth of Icarus (underlying mythos of Antero Alli's film "Hysteria")
The Nomad VideoFilm Festival: (1992-2002) west coast touring venue; Antero & Sylvi, curators



from "The Vertical Oracle"

"Existence itself may be considered an abyss possessed of no meaning.
I do not read this as a pessimistic statement but a declaration of autonomy 
for my imagination & will and their most beautiful act of bestowing meaning 
upon existence itself."
 -- Hakim Bey