THE CONTEMPORARY

Dr. Dr. (Shiva) Lisa Paul Streitfeld had a Kundalini Awakening in 1983 and embarked on a path of Kundalini Yoga. She continued the mission of her father, Harold S. Streitfeld, co-founder of the Kundalini Clinic, in becoming the first Kundalini philosopher of western culture. She is the author of Kundalini’s Daughter, Hermeneutics of New Modernism (Atropos Press 2014) and “ÜBERMENSCH: Nietzsche, Salomé & the Ages of Aquarius”, her Ph.D. dissertation for European Graduate School. Continue reading THE CONTEMPORARY

ALCHEMY OF LOVE

THE ALCHEMY OF LOVE IN FIVE ELEMENTS was developed as a marriage of text/image over two decades and publically performed in the Manhattan storefront LAB gallery in a series of five day performances timed to the earth’s rotation between JAN. 22, 2007 to JAN. 26, 2008). The experiment gave birth to a new form of electronic literature, the blogel, published and dissemined live through the Internet. Continue reading ALCHEMY OF LOVE

BLACK MADONNA

“Black Madonna” has as its signature image Mark Wiener’s “Still Life in Red (2009)”, a 1981 photograph of the nude pop star Madonna violently slashed with a red X. There is a lot of nakedness in this wonderful exhibit, a raw intensity not typically on view in Chelsea, which is why the near Times Square location of HP Garcia Gallery is particularly appropriate. The nudity isn’t only in the flesh that was once indigenous to this neighborhood, but the precise stripped down focus of curators Lisa Paul Streitfeld and H.P. Garcia, decendant of the Founder of the Knights Templar. Continue reading BLACK MADONNA

KUNDALINI’S DAUGHTER 2009

Veteran art critic and performance artist Lisa Paul Streitfeld underwent a transformative awakening at her father’s funeral in 1983.
For the next twenty-five years, she traversed the globe–and her very soul–on the mystical trail of Kundalini pioneer Harold S. Streitfeld.
En route, she became a conduit for the collective consciousness, delivering an Aquarian Age mythology, where an uncompromising reappraisal of stifling dichotomies–left/right brain, male/female, even fiction and reality–portends a new state of balance, equality and hope for humanity. KUNDALINI’S DAUGHTER is her story. Continue reading KUNDALINI’S DAUGHTER 2009

WOMAN IN THE 21ST CENTURY 2010

What does the female prototype of the 21st century look like? What are her characteristics? How will we recognize her presence in our lives? “Woman in the 21st Century: Margaret Fuller and the Sacred Marriage” seeks to answer these questions as it explores the coding and iconography surrounding the re-emergence of the “sacred marriage” (hieros gamos) icon foreseen by Margaret Fuller in Woman in the Nineteenth Century. Woman in the 21st Century: This groundbreaking multimedia group exhibition was held in conjunction with the Margaret Fuller Bicentennial, opening on her birthday, 23 May 2010. Continue reading WOMAN IN THE 21ST CENTURY 2010