‘Practical theory of altered states of consciousness’ and ‘The art of breathing’
A Lecture-Workshop by Sabine Rittner
UQ Art Museum presents a lecture-workshop by Sabine Rittner in conjunction with Mel O’Callaghan’s exhibition, Centre of the Centre . This workshop will be led by Sabine Rittner, Associate Researcher and Music Psychotherapist, Institute for Medical Psychology, University Hospital of Heidelberg, Germany. Rittner will deliver a lecture on the Practical theory of altered states of consciousness and The art of breathing followed by practical breathing-exercises, movement and bodywork.
This workshop is suitable for those interested in trance, meditation and movement.
11:00 am Introduction
11:30 am Lecture by Sabine Rittner
1:30 pm – 2:30 pm Lunch break (BYO lunch or cafes on campus)
2:30 pm – 3:30 pm Practical exercises led by Sabine Rittner
Sabine Rittner works as a Scientific Associate at the Institute of Medical Psychology of the University Clinic Heidelberg, Germany. Her research topics are on the effects of sound and voice on the human body and soul and on trance / altered states of consciousness. She is an approved psychotherapist, music therapist, breath and voice therapist and is teaching medical students and doctors in Medical Psychology. Besides having published more than 120 publications she gives seminars and holds lectures all over the world since forty years. She also is an artist in the field of experimental performance and sculpture.
More information – art-museum.uq.edu.au
Image: Mel O’Callaghan, Respire, Respire, 2019, performance and installation at Confort Moderne, France, courtesy the artist and Kronenberg Mais Wright, Sydney, Galerie Allen, Paris, and Belo-Galsterer, Lisbon.