Project For A New Autonomous Millennia

MERCURY > a poetry anthology by SI

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MERCURY is a new anthology of poems by Melbourne poet Si.

Launched in 2009, the book was toured to the National Young Writers Festival, Emerging Writers Festival (VIC) and West End Street Festival. In May 2010 it will be launched at WORDSTORM NT in Darwin as part of 'Tales From The Undergrowth' at Happy Yess.

Below is an excerpt from the book.

MAPPING ME > A Landscape of Women's Stories > CALL FOR ARTISTS

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Call for Artists We are currently seeking creative writing and art submissions from women writers and visual artists for a new anthology project titled, "Mapping Me, a Landscape of Women's Stories." By asking the fundamental question “Who am I?” this book will explore the complexities and connections – the invisible threads - between women in various cultures, generations and walks of life. Poetry, prose, essays and interviews, sketches, photography, paintings are welcome.

For submission guidelines and a detailed synopsis of the project visit:

Tales From The Undergrowth @ WORDSTORM NT


Tales from the Undergrowth @ WORDSTORM NT  > Thursday the 13th of May, 2010

 'Tales from the Undergrowth' is a night of three book launches by authors from the independent publisher and art collective Undergrowth as part of the NT Writer's Festival WORDSTORM NT 2010. The night will feature readings and performances to launch three books by Undergrowth authors, 'Portals' by Tim Parish, 'The Rooftop Sutras' by Levin Diatschenko and 'Mercury' by performance poet Si.



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BOOM is a video of self transforming elf machines dancing to the beats of HEYOKA, Californian dubstep maestro, from the album "Marklar". Video by Andrei (Heyoka) and Victor Olenev.

For more music by Heyoka, check out:


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by Gerhard Hillmann

Fiat Lux > Hugo

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A spoken word version of the evolutionary consciousness rap 'FIAT LUX' by Hugo, a track that will be on his forthcoming album 'The Enlightenment Era'.

For more information on 'The Enlightenment Era' album and other songs by HUGO visit his page on ReverbNation

Aya: The Odyssey Continues > Rak Razam in Chimbre

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AYA The Odyssey Continues...

Author Rak Razam will be doing readings from the book Aya: a Shamanic Odyssey and talking about the global shamanic resurgence at the launch of the Chimbre shamanic retreat in Peru April 22nd, 2010. Alongside Dr Dennis McKenna and Eduardo Luna, Razam will be facilitating discussions on the shamanic world and the revival of Western interest and what that portends for global culture... For the Chimbre grand opening, we invite you to join us for an illuminating 10-day journey into the heart of our world. For millennia, shamans of South America have cultivated a deep and intricate relationship with their environment, the abundant plants and animals of the Amazon. ...

Enlightenment Week > Hugo > Album Launch

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ENLIGHTENMENT WEEK is a gigantic sprawling enlightening tour of the north side of Melbourne, taking in four gigs, and an art exhibition, all to launch new Hugo album 'THE ENLIGHTENMENT ERA'


18th April, 8pm Art Exhibition opening night Open Studio, Northcote
19th - 24th April every evening from 6pm Art Exhibition at Open Studio, Northcote
22nd April, Double launch (album and Rap News episode) Loop Bar
23rd April, Warehouse Party -Shape Studios, Brunswick (album launch, costume party)
24th April, Dragon Ball (album launch, double headed gig) Bar Open, Fitzroy

Enlightenment Week is a series of events designed to launch the disc 'The Enlightenment Era' and engage with the whole spectrum of art and party lovers in the city of Melbourne. It is about enjoying poetry, visual art and music together in as many different contexts as possible.

Painting is Dangerous > Michael Garfield

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"Painting Is Dangerous" is a word of caution to you creative types out there (and perhaps a relief to the less-creative)... a reminder of just how potent creativity is and how respectful we must be of it. This video is dedicated to Dennis McKenna and anyone else who ever burned themselves (even a little) on the Divine Flame.