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Producers, Collaborators, Affiliates
Sylvi Alli and Antero Alli, bios
Talent, Crew & Venues, past and present collaborators
The ParaTheatrical ReSearch Archives

Public Events
Upcoming Screenings (usually in Portland OR)

"Sacred Rites" (2023)
"Last Words" (2023)
"Experiential Astrology" (2022)
"State of Emergence" (2020)
"The Eight-Circuit Brain" (2009/14). 
"Astrologik" PDF (1999). 
"Towards an Archeology of the Soul": (2003)
All books by Antero

Music, Songs & Other Audio Recordings
"Fugitive Colors" (2023; album) Sylvi's solo piano improvisations
"The Discordian Salon" (2023 CD) Antero & Sylvi, Spoken Word,
Haunting Songs, Solo Piano experiments, Performance Poetry
bird&wolf music videos (Sylvi, vocals & lyrics; Antero, guitar & video)
"The Book of Jane" (film soundtrack CD) (2013) Songs & music by Sylvi & others
"Flamingos" (film soundtrack CD) (2012) Songs & music by Sylvi & others
"Vessel" (CD) (2010) Songs & music by Sylvi
"Songs as Vehicles" (CD) (2005) ParaTheatrical ReSearch.
"A Hundred Birds" (CD) (2007)Songs & music by Sylvi
"Dream of the Blue Moth" (CD) (1990-2002) Songs & music by Sylvi
"Under a Shipwrecked Moon" (film soundtrack CD) (2003) Music by Sylvi & others
"Too Near the Ghosts" (CD) (2001) Songs & music by Sylvi

Antero Alli, Video/Filmography
"Blue Fire
" (2023) a Cyber-Fi Fever Dream
"The Celebrants" (2023) a Video Experiment
"Tracer" (2022) a Psi-Fi Noir Suspense
"The Alchemy of Sulphur" (2021) a Psychological Romance
"The Vanishing Field" (2020) a Monastic Drama
"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 two types of romantic love
"Tragos" (2000) a Cyber-Noir Witch Hunt tale
"Crux" (1999) paratheatre video document
"Lily in Limbo" (1996-2001) a poetry film (HD, text)
"The Drivetime" (1995) a Cyber-Fi Experimental
"Inertia" (1994) short film
"The Oracle" (1993) Mystical Family drama
"Archaic Community" (1991) paratheatre video document

bird&wolf music videos by Sylvi & Antero (since 2017)
"VideoPoems" (since 1992) Rilke, Plath, Rimbaud, HD, Neruda, Blake
Experimental Shorts (since 1992)
Noncommercial Music Videos (since 2013)
Paratheatre Video Documents (since 1991)

Complete Filmography (since 1993; reviews, clips, stills)
Vision Statement"Why Do I make Films?" plus reviews and clips 
FILMS ONLINE: Links to Antero's films online 
Film Bookings: Screening Packages for Event Producers; rates & policies 
Great Films: Antero's favorite filmmakers and films 
"Eight Circuits of Consciousness" (2009) Video Lecture

Antero Alli interviews: From the Most Recent 
Video (Zoom) Interview (2023; on filmmaking with James Wagner)
Video interview about Paratheatre (2023, with Joao Maia Peixoto)
Podcast: In Conversation (9/2022 with Terry Tapp)
Cultural Immunity in a Mad World (2021 podcast with Chris Odell)
Beautiful Mutants Spacecast (2020; podcast with Dusty Santamaria)
The Other Future Ep. #11 (2019; podcast with Terry Tapp)
Podcast Interview  (2015; with The Sync Book)
On Paratheatre (2017, with Andrieh Vitimus and Jason M. Colwell)
Future Primitives (2008; podcast with Joanna Harcourt-Smith)
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 with Mark Dalton)
Six Questions About Synchronicity (December 2011, w. Jesse Ducharme)
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 Paratheatre (1999; to present day)
Ritual Triggers and Altered States
 (2002; with Scotto Moore)
"Underground Filmmaker" (2004; "Encyclopedia of Underground Movies" by Phil Hall) 
Antero interviews Rob Brezsny (1992) On the Theme of Intoxication

Essays, manifesto, poetry, book excerpts 
Cinephile Confessions in the Time of Covid: for CineSource magazine
Poetry by Antero
The Discordian Tarot: Unpublished deck inspired by Discordianism
World Entertainment Warriors: How To See Through Advertising
The Eight-Circuit Brain in Theory and Practice 
The Neuro-Pharmacy of the Eight Circuit Brain (from Talking Raven Quarterly)
Undoing the World: A Paratheatre Manifesto, Parts 1-5
Double Vision: On the First and Second Attentions
Iconoclastic Ritual: On the Design of Idiosyncratic Ceremony
Notes on the Muses Dialogue On Courting the Muses 
Dreaming Rituals: Non-interpretive Dreamwork for the Active Body 
The Akashic Record Player: (The 2015 Afterword by the author) 
BOOKS IN PRINT - Experiential Astrology, State of Emergence, Angel Tech,
The Eight-Circuit Brain
, The Akashic Record Player, Astrologik, Vertical Oracle,
Pregnant Universe, Towards an Archeology of the Soul

Astrological 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
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 
"Discordian Tarot": inspired by Principia Discordia and created by Antero in 1979
"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 (MP3 files/songs, flyers, band history) 
The Phaistos Disk: The Encoded Mysteries of an Ancient Language 
The Myth of Icarus  the underlying mythos of Antero Alli's film "Hysteria"
The Nomad VideoFilm Festival: (1992-2002) west coast touring venue; Antero & Sylvi, curators
Talking Raven Quarterly: Poetry & Art Periodical (Antero Alli, editor; 1991-95, Seattle WA) 

"Existence itself may be considered an abyss
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