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The Fox sisters of Rochester became a sensation by holding séances in which the dead communicated through rappings, and Andrew Jackson Davis, seer and clairvoyant, emerged as the leader of American spiritualism.
And Light Industry in Greenpoint will screen early shorts that draw on the prevailing interest in spiritualism at the time they were made.
Instead, deluded by forces ranging from Disney to wildlife documentaries, from spiritualism to social media, many believe that getting close to wild animals is just another way of living life to the fullest.
But Hollywood and spiritualism have never made for the most authentic bedfellows, so what's behind this newfound fascination with crystals?
Odd superstitions arise along with strange rituals of grieving – just as spiritualism flourished around the agony of the Civil War.
Art by and about black Brazilians, as well as indigenous Brazilians, sat at the center of last year’s Bienal de São Paulo, whose optimistic, at times naïve spiritualism was meant as a rebuke to Western rationality.
Odd superstitions arise along with strange rituals of grieving - just as spiritualism flourished around the agony of the Civil War.
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