A Standardized Hypnotic Truth: Hypnosis on vinyl record between 1930 and 1989
Spätkauf / Ausstellung
Donnerstag 5. März 2020 19 -22 Uhr
the peak of the Cold War, Hypnosis reached a height of popularity. For a
while Hypnosis obtained mainstream’s attention and a niche phenomenon
unfolds: Hypnosis on vinyl record. Between 1930 and 1989 approximately
160 records on the theme are being produced worldwide and in total – and
proved the helical vinyl record as the hypnotic medium per se.
format covered a wide range of topics and intentions: from smoking
cessation and weight loss hypnosis, to Autosuggestion-method, home study
courses and stage hypnosis. But beyond its therapeutical application,
above all the hypnosis record anticipated nowadays self-help culture and
its hence resulting self-improvement craze.
A Standardized Hypnotic Truth: Hypnosis on vinyl record between 1930 and 1989 recounts the history of the hypnosis record through a selection of artefacts, audio clips and archival findings.
Curated by Tim Tetzner
Von 19.00 bis 20.30 spielt Tim Tetzner eine Auswahl an Hypnoseplatten aus dem Archiv