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Henrik Dahl
Arts journalist, critic and editor


Selected Pieces

Sea of Radiance: An Interview with William Leonard Pickard, The Oak Tree Review, 2017

A Brief History of Swedish Psychedelia, The Oak Tree Review, 2017 (an earlier version of the text was published in Psychedelic Press UK 2014 Volume II)

We Ate the Acid: A Note on Psychedelic Imagery, The Fenris Wolf 8, Trapart, 2016

Review: The Rose of Paracelsus: On Secrets & Sacraments by William Leonard Pickard, Psychedelic Press Volume XVI and PsypressUK.com, 2016

Apolitical Pharmacology: From Altruism to Terrorism in Psychedelic Culture, Psychedelic Press Volume XV, 2016

Seismographic Art, published in Out of the Shadows: A Cornucopia from the Psychedelic Press, Muswell Hill Press, 2015 (the piece was originally published in Psychedelic Press UK 2013 Volume 2)

A Brief History of LSD in the Twenty-First Century, Psychedelic Press UK 2015 Volume III and PsypressUK.com, 2015

Review: Xenolinguistics by Diana Reed Slattery, Psychedelic Press UK, 2015

Review: Reasonances by Carl Abrahamsson, Psychedelic Press UK, 2014

Pantheistic Insights: Vegetarianism in Psychedelic Culture, Reality Sandwich, 2014

Review: Apocalyptic Witchcraft by Peter Grey, Psychedelic Press UK, 2014

Northern Trips: A Brief History of Swedish Psychedelia, PsypressUK 2014 Volume II

Literary Review: 'Juxtapoz Psychedelic' by Hannah Stouffer (Ed.), Psychedelic Press UK, 2014

Visionary Design Through the Power of Symbolism: An Exposition of Book Covers in Psychedelic Literature, The Fenris Wolf 7, Edda Publishing, 2014; republished on The Oak Tree Review as Visionary Design: An Exposition of Book Covers in Psychedelic Literature, 2017

The Altered Universe of Iboga: An interview with David Graham Scott, Psychedelic Press UK, 2014; republished on Reset.me as Iboga: The Controversial Psychedelic That Can Cure Addiction, 2014

Literary Review: 'Mother, Have a Safe Trip' by Carl Abrahamsson, Psychedelic Press UK, 2013

Literary Review: 'Mushroom Magick' by Arik Roper, Psychedelic Press UK, 2013

Seismographic Psychedelia: Reflections on the Direct Influence of Psychedelics on Art, PsypressUK 2013 Volume 2 and PsypressUK.com, 2014; republished on Reset.me as Reflections on the Direct Influence of Psychedelics on Art, 2015

Literary Review: 'The Brotherhood of the Screaming Abyss' by Dennis McKenna, Psychedelic Press UK, 2013

Literary Review: 'Peyote Hunt' by Barbara G. Myerhoff, Psychedelic Press UK, 2013

Literary Review: 'Psychedelia' by Patrick Lundborg, Psychedelic Press UK, 2013

Art for the Third Eye: The Visionary Drawings of Emma Kunz, The Oak Tree Review, 2013

Struck by White Lightning: A Correspondence with Owsley Stanley, The Oak Tree Review, 2012

The Continuous Trip: An Essay on Deadheads, The Oak Tree Review, 2012 (the text was originally published in Swedish on Tidningen Kulturen, 2011)

Yeah, Yeah, Right! Right! Right! On the Bus with Merry Prankster Ken Babbs, The Oak Tree Review, 2009; republished on Grounded Magnet, 2011

Getting to the Core of Swedish Neo-Shamanism, reportage of a weekend workshop on shamanism and a seidr, The Oak Tree Review, 2009

A Correspondence with Owsley Stanley, The Oak Tree Review, 2009

A Correspondence with Tim Scully, The Oak Tree Review, 2009; republished in Polish in Trans:Wizje no. 2, 2012

Skip's Story: The Beginnings of The Brotherhood of Eternal Love, article based on a correspondence with an early member of the group, The Oak Tree Review, 2009


In Swedish

Alternativ terapi, article on psychedelic therapy featuring an interview with hypnotherapist Rebecca Schweder, Filter, no. 28, 2012

Konsten att irritera, essay on psychedelic art, Fria Tidningen, 2012

Svensk sextiotalskonst i nytt ljus, essay on the dissertation A History of Irritated Material: Psychedelic Concepts in Neo-Avant-Garde Art by Danish art historian Lars Bang Larsen, Tidningen Kulturen, 2012

Oh psychedelia, where art thou?, review of the exhibition Dexter Bang Sinister at Kunsthal Charlottenborg in Copenhagen, Denmark, Tidningen Kulturen, 2012

Direktkopplingar, review of the book Musiken och jag - Rapport från forskningsprojektet Musik i människors liv by Thomas Bossius and Lars Lilliestam, Arbetaren, 2012

Unik samling i vibrerande färger, review of the psychedelic poster exhibition Mindblowing! at Form/Design Center in Malmö, Sweden, Tidningen Kulturen, 2011

Anarkistisk lunga andas vidare, review of the book Space for Urban Alternatives? Christiania 1971-2011 edited by Håkan Thörn, Cathrin Wasshede and Tomas Nilson, Fria Tidningen, 2011

Den långa dödsdansen. En essä om deadheads, essay on Deadheads, Tidningen Kulturen, 2011

Orden var hans jazz, article on the Swedish Beat writer Sture Dahlström, Kolet and Fria Tidningen, 2011/2012

Punkig psykedelika på rivjärn, reportage of Danish experimental music festival Wundergrund, Malmö Fria Tidning, 2010

C-M Edenborg: Jag kallar mig drogsocialist, interview with writer and publisher Carl-Michael Edenborg, Ekarkivet, 2010


Exhibition Texts

After Isaac van Amburgh and his Animals, presentation of an exhibition by EvaMarie Lindahl at Stene Projects in Stockholm, Sweden, 2017 (In Swedish)

En är ente så säker mer, när den gungande resan går utför - bara ner å ner å ner, presentation of an exhibition by Danilo Stankovic at Gallery Steinsland Berliner in Stockholm, Sweden, 2013 (In Swedish)

Beyoncé goes Bananas, presentation of an exhibition by Ditte Ejlerskov at MARKET in Stockholm, Sweden, 2013 (In Swedish)

ccRCC, presentation of an exhibition by Jens Henricson at Galleri Ping-Pong in Malmö, Sweden, 2012 (In Swedish)

The Human Exhibit, presentation of an exhibition by EvaMarie Lindahl at Galleri Arnstedt in Östra Karup, Sweden, 2012 (In Swedish)

On Stage, presentation of an exhibition by EvaMarie Lindahl at Galleri Ping-Pong in Malmö, Sweden, 2011 (In Swedish)


Translations

After Isaac van Amburgh and his Animals, presentation of an exhibition by EvaMarie Lindahl at Stene Projects in Stockholm, Sweden, 2017 (Swedish-English)

Letter to Ines Donati from Benito Mussolini by Henrik Arnstad, published in Woodpecker Letters no. 1, Woodpecker Projects, 2014 (Swedish-English)

Afterword by Andreas Nilsson, published in Jens Henricson's artist book Efterklang - Reverberation, Woodpecker Projects, 2013 (Swedish-English)




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