1000 Van Ness, SF, 94109 (Atrium space, part of closing reception for David Normal's Crazyology art and illumination show)
Event: Lecture on the History of Demonically Possessed Cats with slideshow and reenactments
Dr. Paul Koudounaris, author of the goth cult favorite book The Empire of Death, will present a lecture with slideshow on the history of demonically-possessed cats. Did-poss you know:
--Demonically-possessed cats have been reported since the ancient world?
--London was terrorized by a demonically-possessed cat during World War II?
--A demonically-possessed cat destroyed a church in the Middle Ages in France?
--A method for inserting a demon into a cat has been preserved through a witchcraft trial transcripts?
--History's most famous demonically-possessed cat is reported to reside in the basement of the US Capitol Building?
Learn all this and more! With select reenactment of said behaviors by performance artist Tiffany Rojas.
On the same evening, music by the Fancy Space People.