Lila Moore, PhD, Practice-Based Research

Selected Academic Publications

2019-2014

2019, 'Tombs and Reels of Consciousness: The Aesthetics that Interlinks Ancient Ritualistic Artefacts and Digital, Augmented and Virtual Reality,'  In Jon Weinel, Jonathan P. Bowen, Graham Diprose and Nick Lambert, Proceedings of EVA London 2019, Electronic Visualisation and the Arts,  BCS Lonon 8-12 July, ISBN 978-1-78017-522-5, pp.155-161,  Available on Open Access.

2019, ‘From Cave to Screen: A Study of the Shamanic Origins of Filmmaking,’ Journal of Arts & Humanities, 08 (12), pp.1-10

2019,  'Not Your Gandmother’s Bible – A Comparative Study of the Biblical Deluge Myth in Film,' Religions, MPDI AG: Basel, Switzerland, Vol. 10, no.10, 542, Open Access, published on September 11th, 2019, 17 pp. (co-authored with M. Ruah-Midbar,Shapiro)

2018, 'Humanity's Second Chance: Darren Aronofsky's Noah (2014) as an Environmental Cinematic Midrash'. Journal of Religion and Film, University of Nebraska, Omaha, Vol. 22, no.1pp. Open Access, published March 13th, 2018, 39 pp.

 

2018, 'The Shaman of Cybernetic Futures: Art, Ritual and Transcendence in Fields of the Networked Mind', Cybernetics & Human Knowing A Journal of Second Order Cybernetics, Autopoiesis & Cybersemiotics (CHK Imprint Academic) A Tribute to the Messenger Shaman: Roy Ascott, Vol. 25, nos 2-3, pp.  119–141

2018, 'The Transcendent Double Selfie App', In Dalila Honorato and Andreas Giannakoulopoulos (eds.) Taboo-Transgression-Transcendence in Art & Science 2017 Conference Proceedings, Corfu: Ionian University - Department of Audio & Visual Arts, ISBN 978-960-7260-60-4. pp. 229-236

2017, 'Techno-Spiritual Horizons: Compassionate Networked Art

Forms and Noetic Fields of Cyborg Body and Consciousness', Technoetic

Arts: A Journal of Speculative Research, 15:3, pp. 325–39

 

2015, 'Fields of Networked Mind: Ritual Consciousness and the Factor of Communitas in Networked Rites of Compassion’, Technoetic Arts: A Journal of Speculative Research, 13: 3, pp. 331–339

 

2014, 'Water e-Motion: Transformative Views,' In 3WDS14 Waterwheel Symposium Proceedings, (ed.) Suzon Fuks, Igneous Incorporated, Australia, 2014, pp. 121-129

 

2014, 'Performance,' In 3WDS14 Waterwheel Symposium Proceedings, e-book, (Ed.) Suzon Fuks, Igneous Incorporated, Australia, pp.441

 

2014, 'Activism, Art and Science,' In 3WDS14 Waterwheel Symposium Proceedings, e-book, (ed.) Suzon Fuks, Igneous Incorporated, Australia, 2014, p.90

 

2014, 'Little Streams Make Big Rivers,' Co-writer, In 3WDS14 Waterwheel Symposium Proceedings, e-book, (ed.) Suzon Fuks, Igneous Incorporated, Australia, pp. 18-26

2012-2001

2012, 'Dance on Screen', Academic Educational Resource, (e-book and DVD), Australia, UK: Contemporary Arts Media (40.000 words)

2001, PhD Thesis Dance on Screen

Practice-based PhD, including original dance film, Gaia- Mysterious Rhythms, 20 minutes 
Middlesex University, 2001
Director of Studies: Prof. Roy Armes (Film)
Supervisors: Prof. Stephanie Jordan, Prof. Christopher Bannerman (Dance)
External examiners: Malcolm La Grice, Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design, London, Rodney Wilson, BBC executive producer for Dance for the Camera

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Conference Papers, Presentations & Posters

2020- The Resurgence of the Spiritual in Art: Spiritual and Occult Aesthetics in 21st Century Technological and Cultural Context, Spirituality in Research, Professional Practice and Education Conference, British Association for the Study of Spirituality, York St John University, UK

2019- 'Tombs and Reels of Consciousness: The Aesthetics that Interlinks Ancient Ritualistic Artefacts and Digital, Augmented and Virtual Reality,' Electronic Visualisation and the Arts,  EVA, London 

 

2019-'The Emergent Contemporary Movement of Spiritual Cinema and Media: Explorations in Mind/Body Alternations' (with Dr Marianna Ruah-Midbar Shapiro),ESSWE7 - 7th Biannual Conference of the European Society for the Study of Western Esotericism (University of Amsterdam, 2-4 July 2019) Western Esotericism and Consciousness: Visions, Voices, Altered States

2018- 'Technoetic Aesthetics of Revelation and Transcendence - The Horse in the Mind', Apocalypse in Art: The Creative Unveiling, CenSAMM Symposia Series, Centre for the Critical Study of Apocalyptic and Millenarian Movements, Panacea Charitable Trust, Bedford, UK

2018- 'Cyborgs and Shamans in Fields of Compassion: Networked Filmic and Ritualistic Art, The 9th Israeli Conference for the Study of Contemporary Spiritualities, Haifa University

2017- 'Rituals in Transfigured and Augmented Spacetime: Formulations of Maya Deren's 'Ritualistic Form' in Cyberperformance and Networked Rites,' Maya Deren 100/Unstable Equilibrium, Neuer Kunstverein, Wuppertal, Germany

2017- 'The Transcendent Double Selfie App', Taboo-Transgression-Transcendence in Art and Science Conference, Ionian University, Corfu, Greece (Poster included)

2017- 'The Film Noah (2014) as an Intersection between Alternative Spiritualities and Popular Culture,' Co-presented with Dr Marianna Ruah-Midbar, The 2017 CESNUR Conference, Holy Lands and Sacred Histories in New Religious Movements, The Van Leer Jerusalem Institute, Israel

2016- 'Techno-Spiritual Horizons: Compassionate Networked Art Forms and Noetic Fields of Cyborg Body and Consciousness,' Consciousness Reframed, The 19th International Research Conference in The Planetary Collegium’s Series, DeTao Masters Academy, Shanghai, China

2016- 'Networked and Compassionate Eco-Noetic Environments: Art, Technology Design and Education Beyond Utopia,' The World in 2050 Nearly Carbon Neutral Conference, University of California, Santa Barbara

2016- Curator in Water Works! a curated online exhibition and forum, Waterwheel Platform

2015- 'Fields of Networked Mind: Ritual Consciousness and the Factor of Communitas in Networked Rites of Compassion', The Undivided Mind, Planetary Collegium Symposium, Plymouth University, UK

2015 - Waterwheel e-book Launch, Guest author presentation, Waterwheel Interactive Platform

2015- 'Networked Sun-Rites - Aesthetics, Cybernetics and Spirituality', The Israeli Conference for Contemporary Religion and Spirituality, Tel-Aviv University

2014 -'Water e-Motion: Transformative Views', 3WDS14 Waterwheel Symposium, Waterwheel Interactive Platform, Australia

2013- 'The Web of Immortality: The Experience of Eternal Life and Unity through Watching Films on Mobile Screens and Phones', The Israeli Society for Philosophy and History of Science, Bloomfield Science Museum, Jerusalem

2012- 'Shifting Landscape, Body & Soul: Immersive Cinema as a Locale Utilised for Healing and Transformation', The 4th Israeli Conference for the Study of Contemporary Spiritualities, Haifa University

2011-'The Spiritual Dimension of Screen Consciousness: Choreography in the Field of Dream, Reality and Eternal Life,' The 3rd Israeli Conference for the Study of Contemporary Spiritualities, Haifa University

2010- 'Imagery of the Invisible: The Language and Experience of the Spiritual in Film', The 2nd Israeli Conference for the Study of Contemporary Spiritualities, Haifa University

2009- 'The Screen as Sacred Site: Research of Spiritual Experience in Film and the Characteristics of Spiritual Cinema', The 1st Israeli Conference for the Study of Contemporary Spiritualities, Haifa University

2019-2009

Curated, Peer-Reviewed, Juried Exhibitions, Screenings & Film Festivals 

2020-1999

2020, 'Fields of Origins, Viral Outbreak and the Sprouts of Novelty',Format: digital video, Virtual Exhibition, Acquired Immunity curated by FEMeeting: Women in Art, Science and Technology Conference, Leonardo/Olate, archived by Media Sanctuary, 

2019, 'Selfie Resurrect,' the porous body, online exhibition curated by Peripheral Forms, Juh Justice, USA & International

2018, 'Manifestos of Strange Becoming,' Format: digital videos, The Urgency of Reality in an Hyper-Connected Age, Exhibition curated by ACM SIGGRAPH 


2018, 'SKULL, Digital Poem of Ritual-Magic,' Format: digital video, Exhibition curated by Art Web Gallery,Paola Zucchello, Italy 


2018, 'Cyber Cyborg Manifestos by Seeker_of_True-files' (online, video manifestos), #Cyborgs, Exhibition curated by Peripheral Forms, Juh Justice, USA


2017, 'The Transcendent Double Selfie App', Next Nature Exhibition, Taboo-Transgression-Transcendence in Art and Science, Ionian University, Corfu, Greece


2016, 'Opener of the Way – Access Consciousness', Networked Rites, M50 Creative Park, Shanghai, China 


2015-2017, 'Networked Rites of Compassion' & 'Serpentine Love Field', a series of performative interventions at Ionion Center for the Arts and Culture, Kefalonia, Greece

 
2016, 'USB Activation of Prototype Morphic Field,' USB-SHUFFLE-SHOW (FOUR), Abteilung für Alles Andere, (Institute for all sorts of things), Berlin


2016, 'Serpentine Love Field', selected by FutureFest, online digital art and film exhibition on S[edition], London, UK


2016, 'i look into your eyes', Digital networked performance and video, Performed live as part of the Nous of Communitas Masterclass – Cybernetic-Peripatetic, University of Athens and  A-Club, Athens, Greece


2015, 'Field of Origins', Next Nature, Planetary Collegium Poster Exhibition, Ionion Center for the Arts and Culture, Greece

 
2015, e-Tears of War & Healing, Networked Rites and video, Curated by  Waterwheel's online exhibition, Hot Water, Peace & War. Waterwheel Interactive Platform in collaboration with the Balance Unbalance Academic Conference 


2014, 'Little Streams Make Big Rivers', Performer in a collaborative networked performance by Suzon Fuks, Waterwheel Interactive Platform, Australia 

2011, 2012, 'Secret of Stone, Spirit of Water', Art film, Gal On Gallery, Tel-Aviv


'Gaia - Mysterious Rhythms', dance ritual film, Distribution: Contemporary Arts Media & Artfilms, UK, 2012
Screenings:
International Spiritual Film Festival, Cinematheque Tel Aviv, 2007
Spiritual Cinema of St James's Church, Piccadilly, London, 2005
October Gallery, London, 2000
Dance on Camera Festival, New York,  2000
Dance Screen 99, 7th International Festival for Dance in the Media,

Cologne,Germany 

 

Forthcoming Publication

Maya Deren

 Enchantress of Cinema as

Ritual-Magic

Monograph

 

 'Magickal Visions of the Ultra-Modern Woman:  Reconsidering the Feminine Aesthetics of Moina Mathers and Maya Deren' (Magickal Women Conference Publication)​

Moina Bergson Mathers, Read online: World Religions and Spirituality Project WWRSP

 

CURRENT ACADEMIC POSITIONS

Lecturer, Alef Trust, MSc in Consciousness, Spirituality and Transpersonal Psychology validated by Liverpool John Moores University .

Course: Technology, Culture and Consciousness

Since 2013, Lecturer in the following courses: Spiritual Cinema: Film, Religion & Contemporary Spiritualities, Film and Ritual, The Spiritual in Art & Digital Art,  BA Programme Department of Mysticism and Spirituality, Zefat Academic College 

Since 2015, Founder of The Cybernetic Futures Institute, England & International  (in process)

Dr Lila Moore, 2018, Apocalypse in Art: The Creative Unveiling, CenSAMM Symposia , UK

Artist and Theorist- Statement on the Evolution of Creative Practice

and Research

by Dr Lila Moore, 2019

Postal address:

Dr Lila Moore

27 Dingley Place

London EC18BR

UK

info@cyberneticinstitute.com