2015 Festival Program

IMAG2419 August 27, 2015  |  7:00 pm ~ 9:00 pm
Ritual Blessing of the Birth of HÄXÄN
@ E.M. Wolfman General Interest Small Bookstore
~Guiding HÄXÄN Festival into the material world~Join us at Wolfman for a free, informal evening of short talks by Wundercabinet, curated slideshow performance by Justin Clifford Rhody of Vernacular Visions, preview of festival films, games by Porpentine Charity Heartscape & Brenda Neotenomie, and the birthing ritual of the festival. Browse and enjoy our Occult Archive of reading materials and esoteric ephemera to learn more about our otherworldly inspirations.
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Trapped Between the Frames, Nazare Soares, 2015
August 28, 2015  |  7:00 pm ~ 2:00am
Opening night HÄXÄN Crystal Ball
@ Club Vinyl (420 14th Street, downtown Oakland) Join us for the Opening Night with film screenings and performances by Gossimer and Beast Nest.10pm ~ CRYSTAL BALL Dance Party with DJs The Space Age Bachelor, AJA VISION, and Todd Tomorrow! Discount if you come in costume, and highly encouraged!
UPstill3Uzi’s Party by Lyra Hill August 29, 2015  |  5:30 pm ~ 10:00 pm
HÄXÄN Festival Final Ascension: August 29
@ the Omni Commons, 4799 Shattuck Ave
The final ascension with film screening, spooky performances and magical installations put together by:Jason and Debora Bernagozzi, Sara Blumenthal, Sarah Brady, Sarah Godfrey, Porpentine Charity Heartscape & Brenda Neotenomie, Ryan Rebekah Erev, Darrin Martin, Emmanuelle Negre, Danielle O’Malley, Piper Rose, The Third Thing, and Lily Zone. PLUS tarot readings by The Tarot Woman, mystical vintage clothing by Empress Vintage, books by Builders of the New Dawn, healing products by Spinning Wheel Apothecary, crystal face painting, and more…


onyinye alheri / absence | excess

Ale Bachlechner & Olivia Platzer / Saturn Return

Stephanie Barber / Tatum’s Ghost

Gina Basso / Soliloquy

Laura Conway / They Run

Flatsitter / |*ghosting*|

Penny Van Hazelberg / Inner Palace

Lyra Hill / Uzi’s Party

Damian Lebiedzinski / Alice beta. version 4.0

Kayla Lenberg / Jamais Vu

Nowhere Mountain / The House on Fire

Arnont Nongyao / Drink Sky On Rabbit’s Field (Lost Control)

Kathleen Quillian / Fin de Siècle

Grace Nayoon Rhee / UNICORN

Iqrar Rizvi / I Am Yours to Keep

Leyla Rodriguez / The Separation Loop

Sarah Rooney / MIRACLE

Linda Scobie / Skydogs

Nazare Soares / Trapped Between Frames

Alexander Stewart / Fort Morgan

Leslie Supnet / Second Sun

Natalie Tsui / Horoscope Series – Capricorn

Julieta Triangular / Denudata

Anna Winter / DREAMwind Me Please



Jason Bernagozzi

Sarah Brady

Sarah Godfrey


Porpentine Charity Heartscape & Brenda Neotenomie

Ryan Rebekah Erev

Darrin Martin

Emmanuelle Negre

Beast Nest

Danielle O’Malley

Piper Rose

Megan St. Clair

The Third Thing

Lily Zone