The Next Oneironauticum is Friday, December 9

The Next Oneironauticum is Friday, December 9

The next Oneironauticum is Friday, December 9. For this Oneironauticum, we’ll work with an auditory oneirogen, Robert Rich’s electronic music score Somnium, a soundscape designed to promote vivid dreams. Click here to play Somnium! We’ll start the soundscape playing at Midnight Pacific Time.   Somnium is a seven hour psychoactive electronic music piece arranged to match up with the phases of sleep. Electronic musician Robert...

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Minutes of the November, 2015 Oneironauticum

Minutes of the November, 2015 Oneironauticum

Attendees of the November 19, 2015 Oneironauticum were David Arnson, Richard Russo, Nat, Spoon, Bill, John, Stacy, Dan Sack, Dr. Ellis, Anne Tara, Brad, John, Lesley Freeman, Katherine, Rebecca, Bill. For this Oneironauticum, we worked with binaural beats. Although they’ve been around since the 1970s, binaural beats are currently undergoing a resurgence of interest thanks to the proliferation of phone apps that provide the experience....

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Minutes of the September, 2015 Oneironauticum

Minutes of the September, 2015 Oneironauticum

This Oneironauticum was part of the Psymposia conference held in Montreal. I gave a talk on working with oneirogens and cultivating the practice of Liminal Dreaming. Psymposia is a new event production company and network that focuses on use of psychedelics. Compared to organizations/conferences with similar focus, such as the Women’s Visionary Congress or MAPS (Multi Disciplinary Association for Psychedelic Studies), the crowd was young....

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Minutes of the June, 2015 Oneironauticum

Minutes of the June, 2015 Oneironauticum

This Oneironauticum was part of the Women’s Visionary Congress, held at the Institute of Noetic Sciences in Petaluma, California. Yours Truly (Jennifer Dumpert) gave a talk on working with oneirogens (look for the video of that talk on the Urban Dreamscape page of this site soon) and distributed oneirogens so the entire conference population could participate. As always, we also had many remote participants. A good proportion of our remote...

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Minutes of the August, 2014 Oneironauticum

Minutes of the August, 2014 Oneironauticum

This special Oneironauticum was part of an event called Resonance, put on by GuruLab at the Katzen Kultur Klub in Los Angeles.The event began with candlelit yoga led by Ashley Jean Nelson, held to live slow metal, played by Warlocks member and soundscape artist JC Rees. Next, Oneironauticum founder, yours truly, Jennifer Dumpert, gave a talk, “Sleep Cycles and Dream Habits”, which included information about the brainwave patterns and regular...

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Minutes of the October, 2013 Oneironauticum

Minutes of the October, 2013 Oneironauticum

This October Oneironauticum was held at the Esalen Institute where I, Jennifer Dumpert, co-led a weekend retreat called Cultivating Extraordinary Experience, with author Erik Davis. The workshop focused on the idea that “Experience is also something we cultivate and refine. With practice, we can increase our capacity for wondrous insights and delicious sensations. By learning to focus attention, break through ordinary habits, and develop a...

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