Meet the Author Series
with Dr. David Parry
Session 2 : Consciousness and Creativity
Three well-respected investigative writers talk about their own individual journey into the mysteries of human consciousness and the creative impact these explorations have subsequently had on their specific fields of expertise. As such, The Yunus Emre Institute, London, welcomes bestselling author and researcher, Mr. Anthony Peake, the noted Freelance journalist Stephen M. Bland, as well as the critically acclaimed playwright, impresario, theatre director and actor Mr. Victor Sobchak. An evening chaired by the Rev. Dr. David Parry.
Date: Wednesday 14th March 2018
Time: 7pm – 9pm
Venue: 10 Maple Street, London, W1T 5HA
FREE ADMISSION but registiration required via eventbrite!
Anthony Peake is the author of bestselling titles The Out-of-Body Experience and The Infinite Mindfield . He is a member of the International Association for the Study of Dreams, The Scientific & Medical Network and the Society for Psychical Research. In January 2011 he was offered, and accepted, a research fellowship at the Giordano Bruno Global Shift University. In August 2011 he was listed as one of the 200 ‘Visionaries’ for the 21st century. He has been interviewed in, or written articles for, many magazines, including Kindred Spirit, Mindscape, Odyssey, New Dawn, PKD Otaku and Paranormal. His work was also featured in the Fortean Times Paranormal Handbook.
Stephen M. Bland is a freelance journalist, author and travel writer specialising on Central Asia, the Caucasus and South-East Asia, Stephen M. Bland’s articles have appeared in numerous publications including Vice, Registan, Motherboard and EurasiaNet. In his new book – Does it Yurt? Travels in Central Asia or How I Came to Love the Stans – the author takes the reader on a voyage of discovery. A mix of travel, history, and reportage, the book explores the region’s rich heritage, unearthing the stories of the people and places of these fascinating lands.
Victor Sobchak was born in Odessa, Ukraine, Victor later studied drama in Leningrad and mime in Moscow. With his experimental theatre – studio, he premiered plays by Beckett, Pinter, Frisch and others in the USSR. Victor has directed over 400 plays worldwide and written over 40 stage adaptations as well as own plays. He has taken part in many International festivals around the world, including 12 times at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival and his companies have toured extensively from Moldova to Lake Baikal and from Berlin to Cape Town. Victor has lived in London since 1995 where he created ART VIC Anglo Russian Theatre, Actprovocateur Int. and Theatre Collection. In 2011 he received an ‘outstanding achievement’ award and ‘Time Out’ named him as ‘the directing machine.’