Brian Cotnoir is an alchemist, artist, and award-winning filmmaker. A contributor to Frater Albertus’ Parachemy, he is also the author of a series of Alchemy Zines. His books include Alchemy: The Poetry of Matter (2017), The Weiser Concise Guide to Alchemy, Alchemical Meditations, On the Quintessence of Wine, and the Emerald Tablet, his translations of and commentary on, the earliest Arabic and Latin versions of this seminal text. His Emerald Tablet was part of the Language of the Birds: Occult and Art show in 2016 in New York City.
He occasionally gives talks and has presented workshops and seminars around the world on various aspects of alchemical theory and practice based on his research.
His film work has been screened at Museum of Modern Art, Sundance Film Festival, HBO, PBS and other international venues.
Khepri Press, launched in 2014 with the publication of the Emerald Tablet, is the vehicle and portal for his alchemical work.
Available classes and lectures:
[Video Class] Architecture of Initiation: Alchemy and the Theater of Memory with Brian Cotnoir$33.00
[Video Class] Surrealism as Alchemical Magickal Practice with Brian Cotnoir$33.00
[Video Class] Wine, Alchemy, and The Quintessence with Brian Cotnoir$33.00
[Video Class] The Soror Mystica: Partnership in Alchemical Practice with Brian Cotnoir$33.00
[Video Class] Brian Cotnoir presents Three Talks on The Animation of Matter$99.00
[Video Class] The Emerald Tablet and the Creative Act with Brian Cotnoir$33.00