At Anthology Film
Archives, NYC Sunday, October 4 @ 8 pm, featuring Genesis Breyer P-Orridge as
the “Sacrifist,” Timothy Wyllie, Adam Parfrey, and The Sabbath
Assembly band performing original Process
By Blurt Staff
Was The Process Church truly “one of the most
dangerous Satanic cults in America”?
Or were they an intensely creative apocalyptic shadow side to the
flower-powered ’60s and New Age ’70s? Scores of black-cloaked devotees swept
the streets of New York, San
Francisco, London, Paris, and other cities selling magazines
with titles like Sex, Fear, Love and Death, and a controversial theology
proposing a reconciliation of Christ and Satan through awareness and love.
Marianne Faithfull, George Clinton and Mick Jagger participated in Process
publications, and Funkadelic reproduced Process material in two of their
The inside story of this legendary group has at last emerged with Feral
House’s Love Sex Fear Death book by
Timothy Wyllie and other former members. On Oct. 4, Feral House, Process Media,
and Sound@One present a simulation of an actual Process Church
“Sabbath Assembly” ritual as performed in the 60s, featuring Genesis Breyer
P-Orridge as the “Sacrifist.” Author Wyllie (Father Micah) will
follow to discuss the cult and his time within it in a multimedia presentation.
The Sabbath Assembly band, comprised of Imaad Wasif (Tee Pee Records), Jex
Thoth (I Hate Records), Laura Leontine, and David Christian (of No-Neck Blues
Band), will perform Process hymns and songs throughout.
Oct. 4 at Anthology Film Archives, 32 Second Avenue,
NYC (212) 505-5181
Check out excerpts of the Process Church book here.
Read about the sold out Process Church Ritual and Salon shows in LA.
And a review of the
Sabbath Assembly Band’s performance here.