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Slenderman: Fight Fiction with Fiction

25 November 2013 (Monday) @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Slenderman is a truly modern monster. Born barely four years ago in an internet Photoshop competition, this suit-clad faceless entity rapidly spawned a complex mythology online, in photo manipulations, shared-universe videos and games. Terms like ‘tulpa’ (thought-form) were used, and soon people were reporting sightings in the real world. If this being truly is crossing over from the imaginary realm, how does one fight it? Ian ‘Cat’ Vincent is a lifelong student of the occult, interested in pop-culture symbolism as the “hyper-real” mythology of our times. Tonight he talks about Slenderman as an ideal target for pop-culture and post-modern magical approaches. Cat is a Fortean journalist whose work is in the Darklore and Apocalyptic Imaginary anthologies, and is a contributing editor to dailygrail.com.

Price: £7      Time: 7.15pm for a 7.30pm start

Details

Date:
25 November 2013 (Monday)
Time:
7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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Venue

Treadwell's Bookshop
Phone:
020 7419 8507
33 Store Street, Bloomsbury London, WC1E 7BS United Kingdom