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About Jesse Pikorz

My new album, Frontier, is available on my website: www.jesseparadox.com
(also available in iTunes & Amazon)

Jesse Pikorz is genderqueer musician, philosopher of consciousness, and spiritual seeker, looking to create a network of ideas and thinkers in the frontiers of human experience. He performs transformative, full moon folk-rock celebrations of queer consciousness and spirituality.

With a BS in Physics from the University of Wisconsin - Madison, currently pursuing a MA in Consciousness and Transformative Studies at John F. Kennedy University, Jesse leads The Interiority Project for the study of consciousness, and is the co-host of "The Kinky Show," as well as a workshop facilitator for The Sacred Inferno, a discussion group for consciousness and sexuality.

Jesse created The Interiority Project as an intellectual organization devoted to making headway into the "hard problem" of consciousness. A BRAND NEW language and paradigm are needed in order to delve into the uncharted territory of studying consciousness. Through the Project, his primary goals are to design and implement a new language and to explore the study of consciousness, while remaining open to new ideas. As a "frontier person," Jesse hopes to pioneer the field of consciousness, pushing ontological and epistemological boundaries into new ways of thinking about consciousness and its relationship with the physical universe.

As a pioneer he also explores the uncharted territory of taboo sexuality. As a resident of the San Francisco Bay Area, Jesse has a firsthand perspective into the taboo topic of BDSM, and why people engage in these paradoxical practices to find deeply intense, ritualistic spiritual meaning.

As a cultural innovator in the BDSM world, Jesse created, wrote, and co-hosted "The Kinky Show," a weekly television series providing lectures and discussions on the historical, educational, philosophical, and spiritual aspects of culturally taboo sex practices. The Kinky Show is available on YouTube.

With a highly enthusiastic blend of teaching, leadership and project designing, Jesse developed "The Sacred Inferno: A Discussion Group for Consciousness and Sexuality" as the workshop facilitator. Within this project he coordinates and organizes workshops, leads group meditations, and facilitates group discussions of cooperative inquiry.

Onward!

Jesse Pikorz's Comments

  • WHAT ARE WE…..REALLY? May 26, 2011

    Jim Centi, you mention one idea of how one is "a multidimensional entity that is becoming aware of its multidimensionality ...

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