Esozone this weekend in Portland


The Esozone festival, a "weekend event of fringe science and magick" featuring artist Paul Laffoley this weekend in Portland:

An alternative but not necessarily parallel universe is forming in Southeast Portland this weekend.

They call "Esozone: the other tomorrow" a festival, but don't expect corn dogs and Ferris wheels. Fringe thinkers, visionary artists and occult musicians from around the world will gather at Watershed, a rambling, ramshackle building near Sellwood for a weekend of … well … the inexplicable.

Noah Mickens, who will take part in the festivities, defines it this way: "Esozone is an exhibition of scientists, philosophers, magicians and performance artists, gathered together by a subculture of young radicals who don't recognize the distinction between the four."

Of course, you still may be a little fuzzy about exactly what goes on. You're not alone.

Esozone this weekend in Portland