Teraphim: Installation and Performance
Jewlia and Charming Hostess spend December in residency at Meridian Gallery in SF, with our new installation called Teraphim. Teraphim are house-gods: mysterious figures used for home spirit practice in the ancient Near East. They may be the earthly manifestation of deified ancestors, or a physical representative of gods on earth. They are objects of power, consulted primarily for divining the future, but also to establish authority within a family. They are used by heavy hitters like Rachel and Mikhal in the Hebrew Bible. The constellation of thought around teraphim embraces fun, fear and fascination. From this fascination, the installation Teraphim was born: a cosmopolitan spirit space, ancient and modern, dynamic and peaceful, playful and thoughtful, where there is room for variety both in divine expression and human participation. Join us at Teraphim for music, exploratory praxis (hepatoscopy, belomancy), text study, and contemplation.
Meridian Gallery Residency: Dark Nights, Bright Lights
Thursday, December 6
Thursday, December 13
Thursday, December 20