Posts Tagged: Rosaleen Norton

Through the storm

A century since the “Witch of Kings Cross”, Rosaleen Norton, thundered into existence

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Through the storm

A century since the “Witch of Kings Cross”, Rosaleen Norton, thundered into existence

Waking the witch

A forthcoming documentary about Rosaleen Norton

Waking the witch

A forthcoming documentary about Rosaleen Norton

Windows to the Sacred

“An exploration of the esoteric”, starting Friday

Windows to the Sacred

“An exploration of the esoteric”, starting Friday

Dark Spirits

“Both were influcenced by witchcraft and the occult tradition of western magic, both utilised trance states, and both believed that the realm of the gods had its own intrinsic existence…”

Dark Spirits

“Both were influcenced by witchcraft and the occult tradition of western magic, both utilised trance states, and both believed that the realm of the gods had its own intrinsic existence…”

Pan’s people

There’s something for everyone in the amazing story of the Australian witch and the knighted English conductor: sex rituals, pornography, drugged trances, Pan worship and (look away now children!) retired policemen in sensible sweaters.

Pan’s people

There’s something for everyone in the amazing story of the Australian witch and the knighted English conductor: sex rituals, pornography, drugged trances, Pan worship and (look away now children!) retired policemen in sensible sweaters.

The witch of Kings Cross

While apparently a pussycat in person, Rosaleen Norton was harassed by the city’s drearier Christians who condemned her black masses and sulphur-scented artworks. Her works and reproductions thereof were not infrequently confiscated as obscene (or on one occasion as “decadent and obscene, and likely to arouse unhealthy sexual appetites in those who saw them”).

The witch of Kings Cross

While apparently a pussycat in person, Rosaleen Norton was harassed by the city’s drearier Christians who condemned her black masses and sulphur-scented artworks. Her works and reproductions thereof were not infrequently confiscated as obscene (or on one occasion as “decadent and obscene, and likely to arouse unhealthy sexual appetites in those who saw them”).