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Sunday, October 23 • 4:30pm - 6:00pm
Contemporary Psychedelic Subcultures

Psychedelics, now being studied again by researchers for their promising healing potential, are still largely used within rapidly mutating subcultures, and they continue to have profound if hidden global socio-cultural impacts on eco-awareness, spirituality, creativity and sexuality. Hosted by Bioneers Associate Producer, J.P. Harpignies.

With: Erik Davis, Ph.D., author of TechGnosis, The Visionary State, and Nomad Codes, leading expert on spiritual subcultures, host of the Expanding Mind podcast; Yalila Espinoza, Ph.D., integrative health advisor, founder of Vancouver's O1 Center, expert in the sexual content of sacred plant experiences; Eve Bradford, writer, artist, filmmaker, Ceremonial Director for the Symbiosis gatherings, a leading figure in global festival culture; Isis Indriya, co-founder of The Village in Nevada City, a highly experienced facilitator of ceremonies, ritual theater and performances. 


Workshop Speakers
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Eve Bradford

Eve Bradford, MFA, Ceremonial Director for the Symbiosis Gatherings and co-founder of Living Village Culture, is a Nevada City, CA-based writer and interdisciplinary artist who has drawn from her extensive studies in art, language, performance, cultural theory, spiritual practice... Read More →
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Erik Davis

Erik Davis, Ph.D., a scholar, journalist and leading expert on spiritual subcultures, author of several books, including: The Visionary State: A Journey through California's Spiritual Landscape; the cult classic TechGnosis: Myth, Magic, and Mysticism in the Information Age; and most... Read More →
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Yalila Espinoza

Yalila Espinoza, Ph.D., a Vancouver-based integrative health advisor and founder of the 01 Center, which offers trainings in Plant Spirit Shamanism and Sexual Initiation, was mentored by teachers such as Don Oscar Miro-Quesada, Gina Ogden, Sobonfu Some, and Martin Prechtel. Yalila... Read More →
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J.P. Harpignies

J.P. Harpignies, Bioneers Conference Associate Producer, affiliated with Bioneers since 1990, is a NYC-based consultant, conference producer, copy-editor and writer. A former Program Director at the New York Open Center and a senior review team member for the Buckminster Fuller Challenge... Read More →
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Isis Indriya

Isis Indriya, co-founder of Living Village Culture in Nevada City, CA, has been a producer/facilitator/curator of events, performances, gatherings, ceremonies, ritual theater, workshops and environments for over 18 years. She has a deep background in the study and practice of esoteric... Read More →

Sunday October 23, 2016 4:30pm - 6:00pm
Larkspur Room