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Here’s the animated version of the Banishing Ritual as it appeared in the Troublesome Houses art exhibition in 2013.
You can obtain the printed version from the Kinglux shop at http://kinglux.tictail.com/

    Kinglux GIFs in new art show

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    I’m really proud to have been asked to exhibit in a new art show appearing in Louisville, Kentucky USA in the near future.
    Troublesome Houses: An Art Exhibition Inspired By The Music Of Will Oldham

    I’ll be doing some animated GIFs to go alongside the art of Chris Mars, Brendan Danielson, Macsorro, Aaron Tanner, P Jay Fidler, Jon Langford, Shaunna Peterson, Turf One, Craig LaRotonda, Lee Petty, Doug Miller, Kathleen Lolley, Anne Peabody, Dolan Geiman, Jeremy Pruitt, Meredith Dittmar, Mark Hosford, Ransom & Mitchell, Bill Miller, Kevin Titzer, Monica Canilao, Chris Scarborough, Bryan Patrick Todd, Zonenkinder Collective, Doubleparlor and more.

    It’s been curated by the kind Kevin Titzer and the details are:
    Opening – Nov. 1st, 2013 – PUBLIC Gallery – 131 W. Main St. Louisville, Kentucky USA

      CAP MAGAZINE! Vagabondaid has a new pic and a magic alchemical initiation for all!

      Love to awkwardfoal for giving this one life!

      Intro: “The human animal is a pitiful beast. It is one that claims to be informed of the world yet sleepwalks through a lifetime of confusion, labour and toil. It is one who settles for controlled rewards at periodic intervals believing this is the ideal result in its world. The human animal is continually herded from one holding pen to another. Sometimes this occurs through fear but most regularly at someone else’s demand.

      Back in the fifteenth and sixteenth century the European alchemists believed they had developed a solution to evolve the human animal. The alchemists, curious characters, who combined aspects of proto-scientist, psychologist, student of the mysteries, and downright charlatan. Their goal was to transform the body and mind into something incorruptible and magnificent. The true gold of alchemical legend was personal illumination and transformation.” …READ MORE

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        Beautiful/Decay Interview: Hypnotic Gifs Assembled From Various Ephemera

        Written by: Jené Gutierrez

        Since we last posted about him, multi-talented artist Tony Kinglux has been up to an interesting new gif project. Kinglux draws from his collections of various ephemera, from the medical and magical to the religious and ancient, and skillfully incorporates animated images into static and dated images, creating hypnotic new animations. Kinglux’s work is resonant with the mystical and magical, while also capturing a sense of measurable reality. “That’s what I’d like to achieve from these images: to inspire a new generation to take a look into some very old ways of looking at the world. A way of reimagining the universe and our place in it. That the magic still exists, it’s very close to us all the time and that it is waiting for your experimentation.” Kinglux is currently living in Prague where he’s visiting some of the magical haunts of the ancient alchemists.

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          #015 Tumblr /// Vagabondaid

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          Lots of hermetic animated gifs going up over at http://vagabondaid.tumblr.com/

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          Catalogue number: #015

          Title: “Vagabondaid”

          Year: 2013

          Size: Animated GIFs / Tumblr

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            #014 Kinglux X Hellocatfood ‘Escape Velocity’

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            A collaboration with Antonio Roberts ( www.hellocatfood.com ) who provided the glitches seen in this video. An exploration between the angel and technology, an interplay between humanity, space and gravity.

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            Catalogue number: #014

            Title: “Kinglux X Hellocatfood ‘Escape Velocity’”

            Year: 2013

            Size: Digital video

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              #013 Kinglux X Hellocatfood ‘Temptations’

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              A collaboration with Antonio Roberts ( www.hellocatfood.com ) who provided the glitches seen in this video. The electronic landscapes provide temptation and distraction of every possible combination in ways alien and inhuman.

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              Catalogue number: #013

              Title: “Kinglux X Hellocatfood ‘Temptations’”

              Year: 2013

              Size: Digital video

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                #012 Architech of Inner Space

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                “Architech of Inner Space” can be loosely defined as one who identifies with, practices, and researches the infinite landscape of inner space, both as an architect and technologist. Sub-categories of practice encompass modes similar to the artist, the magician, the outlaw and the wanderer. This document explores a number of aspects to this neologism.

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                Catalogue number: #012

                Title: “Architech of Inner Space”

                Year: 2013

                Size: Digital format only

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                  #011 Underlying Geometries (Coral Will)

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                  A photoprint from a series of pieces showing the underlying energetic geometries present in all things. If only the veil of illusion and separateness could be removed, all would be revealed as it truly is: One Thing.

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                  Catalogue number: #011

                  Title: “Underlying Geometries (Coral Will)”

                  Year: 2013

                  Size: 164mm x 184mm

                  Materials: Printed on photographic paper

                  Print run: 011

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                    #010 Underlying Geometries (Veil)

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                    A photoprint from a series of pieces showing the underlying energetic geometries present in all things. If only the veil of illusion and separateness could be removed, all would be revealed as it truly is: One Thing.

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                    Catalogue number: #010

                    Title: “Underlying Geometries (Veil)”

                    Year: 2013

                    Size: 174mm x 253mm

                    Materials: Printed on photographic paper

                    Print run: 010

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                      #009 Underlying Geometries (Transplant)

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                      A photoprint from a series of pieces showing the underlying energetic geometries present in all things. If only the veil of illusion and separateness could be removed, all would be revealed as it truly is: One Thing.

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                      Catalogue number: #009

                      Title: “Underlying Geometries (Transplant)”

                      Year: 2013

                      Size: 162mm x 253mm

                      Materials: Printed on photographic paper

                      Print run: 010

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                        #008 Underlying Geometries (Braids)

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                        A photoprint from a series of pieces showing the underlying energetic geometries present in all things. If only the veil of illusion and separateness could be removed, all would be revealed as it truly is: One Thing.

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                        Catalogue number: #008

                        Title: “Underlying Geometries (Braid)”

                        Year: 2013

                        Size: 173mm x 254mm

                        Materials: Printed on photographic paper

                        Print run: 010

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                          #007 Notes From An Initiation

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                          A collection of images composed from layering the pages of a magical diary, with hints at the underlying etheric energies released through this process.

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                          Note: The preview above suggests this document is bound on the left handside. This is a technical limitation of the online viewing program. This collection of images is unbound.

                          Catalogue number: #007

                          Title: “Notes From An Initiation”

                          Year: 2013

                          Size: A5

                          Sheets: 12

                          Materials: Digital print, on 350gsm uncoated. 

                          Print run: 010

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                            #006 Where The Rave Was

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                            ‘Where The Rave Was ‘ is a portfolio from an extended project over the years 2009-2012. Revisiting sites of historic raves from the late 1980′s / early 1990′s and documenting what remained proved that a latent energy remained in the banal landscapes that had once been infused with underground semi-illegal parties. In almost each instance a strange memory trace could be identified. For example, the positioning of farm machinery found in 2010 mirrored the abstract art on the flyer for a rave that took place on the same spot twenty years earlier. A taxi cab office named after the rave act S’Express alongside where a squat party had been held. The 2012 Olympic Stadium built opposite the site of a 1980′s warehouse party.

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                            Catalogue number: #006

                            Title: “Where The Rave Was”

                            Year: 2013

                            Size: A3

                            Pages: Approx 55

                            Materials: Digital print, on 350gsm uncoated.  bound with binding hoops

                            Print run: 005

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                              #005 Temptations of Tomorrow’s Desire

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                              THE TEMPTATIONS OF TOMORROW’S DESIRE

                              Here is the balm for the survival of bodily death.
                              The first writing composed from three-dimensions.
                              Small, fired-clay objects found in the Middle East.
                              The paste and grit of the Maine jars.
                              Some flame-like discharges of the Gulf of Carpenteria.
                              Very striking and perplexing radio sources,
                              and that vessel of superluminal earth, containing cascading spheres.
                              This huge assemblage of marvelously intricate petroglyphs reserved for the oligarch of the Gobi Desert.
                              There are some redshift makepieces,
                              some rapid genomic changes from Triassic formations.
                              Solar System Debris.
                              A Sun-earth-moon system, indistinguishable from the lunar day.
                              Some powdered mercury from Salonta, that mimics the hosts and convinces others to be led toward slavery.
                              A glacial erratic, transported by flood waters for long distances.
                              Coagulated, super-cooled states, enough to fill an inner void.
                              A large fraction of a lightning superbolt.
                              A stone structure 25 feet in height,
                              and some tobacco made from the forgotten Russian creature known locally as the Chuchunaa; Over two metres tall, unable to talk, clad in deerskin.
                              This solid fabric is from the island runways where geese frequently took to flight.
                              A maze of walls, courtyards, and chambers.
                              Upon that light from the spokes . . . the symmetry of human passions.
                              The Great Silence.
                              This confounding prediction distorts measurements of the decreasing length of the day.
                              Ninety-three natural lasers in the terrestrial skies.
                              An intact fossil record.
                              A classical case of serendipity.
                              Pull the levers of The Morning Glory using no apparent physical mechanism and give me the little brass beaker which is on my steed.
                              Someone took out an immutable machine, an octagonal figure covered with a veil.
                              Wilt thou have the self-reproducing von Neumann machines for galactic exploration?
                              A theoretical reassessment of magic, written upon the Baltic Mystery Object?
                              It is composed of Wild Curlew centred within each other, coupled by some dark shadow, the feathers have been bleached in the ammonia of toxic-mitochondria.
                              It represents on one side all the births that have taken place since the arrival of mankind, and on the other all the births which shall take place until the end of the world.

                              But if thou knew that which I have in my little box! Turn that. Strive to open it. No one has been able to. Embrace me; I will tell thee.

                              One might speculate upon this imitation serpentine,
                              extracted venom from the paratoid glands,
                              and radiohalos in coalified wood.

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                              ‘Temptations of Tomorrow’s Desire’ is an illustrated prose poem of forbidden future temptations. Such improbable things cannot be imagined and present themselves here as aspects of a curious golden sphere of energy. Each page features a sacred geometry of future desire, and a label describing how that same energy would be translated in the human mind. The reader learns that all desires emanate from the same place beyond the veil of perception and ultimately that differentiation of desire is arbitrary, counter to what seductive marketing may suggest.

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                              #005

                              Title: “Temptations of Tomorrow’s Desires”

                              Year: 2013

                              Size: A3

                              Pages: 36

                              Materials: Digital print, on 350gsm uncoated.  bound with binding hoops

                              Print run: 005

                              The animation below shows the sacred geometry rotating.

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