Breaking Convention is a biennial conference on psychedelic consciousness, the only one of its kind operating in Britain, convened by a non-profit organization of the same name. Breaking Convention 2013 will be held at the University of Greenwich on July 12-14 and will feature ten symposia of invited speakers and a track dedicated to talks from submitted abstracts, as well as galleries, exhibitions, films and evening entertainments.


Latest Speakers

Emma Watkinson

Emma was born in the mystic landscape of Devon on Beltane 1973. After leaving Art college,she traveled the world exploring spirituality & culture. Shes exhibited & live painted at many festivals all over the planet, including Symbiosis, Burningman, Boom, Glastonbury, Glade, & had work represented at Eclipse & Envision. Curated the gallery at Elixir of [...]

Robin Mackenzie

Robin is a Professor of Law at the Kent Law School with research interests in forensic, ethical and medical aspects of neuroscience, and the use of psychedelics to enhance the dying process.

Daniel Mirante

Daniel is a gifted painter, teacher and writer and co-founder of the Vienna Academy of Visionary Art. He taught at the Visions in the Mischtechnik Seminars and has worked as assistant to Ernst Fuchs.

Anthony Saggers

Stray Ghost is the artist name of the English composer and sound artist, Anthony Saggers. Stray Ghost has recorded and produced 5 full-length albums, including Losthilde, which received widespread acclaim, and was included in Textura’s ‘Top Albums of 2008′.

Danny Nemu

Danny’s background is in the history and philosophy of medicine and he is the author of Nemu’s End: History, Psychology and Poetry of the Apocalypse. He is a long-term member of the Santo Daime church and has studied ayahuasca as a medical modality within the Daime world view.

Sally Stonier

Sally is a practitioner and teacher of Rebirthing Breathwork, Yoga, Meditation, Relationship Guidance, Zumba, Belly Dancing and Burlesque. She has been teaching dance, movement and healing for over 20 years.