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Korean Contemporary Art Exhibition

– Event: CONTEMPORARY KOREAN EXHIBITION – Artists: Easy Song, Oh Jeonghee, Bahk Younghoon, Kim Yonghan, Cho Wondeuk, Park Jiin – Date and time: Wednesday 21st February at 18:30 Opening Party at Arthall by Nine Dragon Heads. Thursday 22nd February from 10 to 13 and 17 to 19 Friday 23rd February 10 to 13 – Venue: Arthall, 8, triq Agius de Soldanis, Victoria, Gozo – About Nine Dragon Heads: The Nine Dragon Heads Environmental Art Symposium was initiated in South Korea by Park, Byoung-Uk in response to the destruction of an important historical site in 1996. It evolved from the original...

The Misunderstood Machiavelli by Erin Steele 15/12/2023

– Title of the talk: THE MISUNDERSTOOD MACHIAVELLI. Power, Politics and the Development of Italian Elite Theory – Speaker: Erin Steele – Date and time: Friday 15 December at 7:30 pm – Venue: Arthall, 8, triq Agius de Soldanis, Victoria, Gozo – About the Speaker and the Event: Armchair philosopher and long-time Gozo resident, Erin Steele enjoys pondering the complexities of human motivation and tackling controversial philosophical subjects. She returns to Arthall to discuss the broader ethical and political contexts behind Niccolò Machiavelli’s famous assertion that in order to gain and hold power, “the end justifies the means.” Erin regularly...

The Mysteries of Egypt Symbolism – 24 November 2023

– Title of the talk: The Mysteries of Egypt Symbolism – Speaker: Jonathan Orchard – Date and time: Friday 24 November at 7:30 pm – Venue: Arthall, 8, triq Agius de Soldanis, Victoria, Gozo – Description of the Event: “The symbol is a conventional representation of cerebral intelligence. The Hieroglyph, on the other hand, is a direct, nonconventional form of writing with the unique ability to transcribe the innate “intelligence-of-the-heart.” R.A. Schwaller de Lubicz. Join us for an interactive talk about the symbolism of ancient Egypt and the mystery schools. With references to R.A. Schwaller de Lubicz and John Anthony...

A Sound Journey

– Title of the talk: A Sound Journey – Speaker: Master Nivek & Sankara – Date and time: Friday 29 September at 7:30 pm – Venue: Arthall, 8, triq Agius de Soldanis, Victoria, Gozo – Description of the Event: Join us for a captivating and interactive talk that delves into the remarkable potential of sound as a tool for healing, enhancing focus, inducing relaxation, and even transcending into heightened states of awareness. Facilitated by Nivek and Sankara, this engaging playshop is designed to showcase the profound effects of sound on our well-being. Through a combination of demonstration and participation, we...

Jodorowsky’s Dune 5 May 2023

– Title of the talk: Jodorowsky’s Dune – Speaker: Mikolaj  Kubera – Date and time: Friday 5 May at 7:30 pm – Venue: Arthall, 8, triq Agius de Soldanis, Victoria, Gozo – Description of the Event: In 1973, (just after his “The Holy Mountain” became a big success in Italy and worldwide) a Chilean-French surrealist, mystical director, Alejandro Jodorowsky, set on a journey to turn Frank Herbert’s classic “DUNE” into a movie. He gathered a group of extraordinary artists whom he called “spiritual warriors”, musicians (incl. Pink Floyd) and actors to create a movie he intended to go far beyond...

The Philosophy of Pink Floyd’s Dark Side of the Moon by Ian Rizzo – 21 April 2023

  – Title of the talk: The Philosophy of Pink Floyd’s Dark Side of the Moon – Speaker: Ian Rizzo – Date and time: Friday 21 April at 7:30 pm – Venue: Arthall, 8, triq Agius de Soldanis, Victoria, Gozo – Description of the Event: March 2023 marks the 50th anniversary of the album ‘The Dark Side of the Moon’ released by Pink Floyd in 1973. As one of the first conceptual albums in rock music to deal with the pressures of modern life, this album has long been hailed as revolutionary. Most of the songs are accompanied by sound...

How to hack your Mind – 14 April 2023

– Title of the talk: How to hack your Mind – Speaker: Izabela Klara Biskupska – Date and time: Friday 14 April at 7:30 pm – Venue: Arthall, 8, triq Agius de Soldanis, Victoria, Gozo – Description of the Event: It will be an interactive talk to demonstrate the power of your mind and how to use it in problem-solving. Please bring pencil and paper. Izabela explains that “dealing with people for more than 15 years made me realize how powerful our subconscious mind is. We can have big plans and achieve nothing, if we have blockages on the subconscious...

Marquis de Sade by Erin Steele. Friday 17/03/2023

– Title of the talk: Marquis de Sade. A talk on Sade’s influence on Western thought. – Speaker: Erin Steele – Date and time: Friday 17 March at 7:30 pm – Venue: Arthall, 8, triq Agius de Soldanis, Victoria, Gozo – Description of the Event: “In order to know virtue, we must first acquaint ourselves with vice.” Sade. Donatien Alphonse François de Sade, best known as the Marquis de Sade, was a French aristocrat and author who was famous for his libertine lifestyle and his writings on sexuality. He was arrested or committed on several occasions over his lifetime, spending...

William Blake’s The Marriage of Heaven and Hell 3/3/2023

– Title of the talk: William Blake’s The Marriage of Heaven and Hell – Speaker: Mikolaj “Nick” Kubera – Date and time: Friday 3 March at 7:30 pm – Venue: Arthall, 8, triq Agius de Soldanis, Victoria, Gozo – Description of the Event: In 1790 the English mystic, artist, poet & printmaker William Blake wrote his 27 pages long magnum opus, The Marriage of Heaven and Hell, that offered one of the most radical and unique interpretations of Jesus, Milton and selected biblical stories, while revealing his highly personal vision of reality, where If the doors of perception were cleansed...

Artmaking at Arthall with Joséphine A. Garibaldi and Paul Zmolek

We would like to invite you to Arthall next Friday 10 February at 7:30pm to share with you new works by American guest artists, Joséphine A. Garibaldi and Paul Zmolek. Artists in residence in Gozo for a short time, Garibaldi and Zmolek, founders of Callous Physical Theatre, will highlight work made while in residence in Gozo and in particular, within the subterranean secret spaces of Arthall: the ghost room and the shaft. Join us for a fun evening at Arthall, sharing art, experimental audios, filmworks, stop motion animation and more. You can read more about it here: http://callousphysicaltheatre.weebly.com/gozo-2023.html The entrance is...

MACBETH, a monologue by David Clark

– Title of the event: MACBETH. A monologue by David Clark – Artist: David Clark – Date and time: Sunday 22 January 2023 at 4pm – Venue: Arthall: 8, triq Agius de Soldanis, Victoria, Gozo – Description of the Event: David Clark, an American actor who lives in Marseille, will perform Shakespeare’s tragedy at the gallery in the format of a monologue. Macbeth dramatizes the damaging physical and psychological effects of political ambition on those who seek power. Free entrance. – About the Artist: “I am an American actor trained at the Beverly Hills Playhouse, living in France since 2005....

HUMANISM a talk by Godfrey Vella

 Title of the talk: Humanism – Speaker: Godfrey Vella – Date and time: Friday 20 January 2023 at 7:30 pm – Venue: Arthall: 8, triq Agius de Soldanis, Victoria, Gozo – Description of the Event: At a time when many are moving away from traditional religion, Humanism presents itself as an alternative worldview. Humanism is however, without a god, without a belief in the supernatural, without a belief in an afterlife, and without a belief in a “higher” source of moral values. This talk will discuss what Humanism is all about, whether it can replace religion to serve as a...