Mythologies of Recovery and The Redemption Narrative

Thursday April 135:30 CST / 6:30pm ESTArt and Exhibition Hall Screening RoomUniversity of Illinois at Chicago400 S. Peoria St. Room 3226 Infernal Grove Study Groups bring together artists and writers with lived experience of drug use who have a range of relationships to sobriety and its alternatives. We started the groups out of thirst for rigorous, […]

Where We’re Calling From

MARCH 18 2023 At YES WE CANNIBAL, BATON ROUGE LA RSVP here or just show up (but please do RSVP) READINGS Jasmine Amussen, “Letter from Arkansas: In the Pines”, 2023 website or pdfRaymond Carver, “Where I’m Calling From,” 1983 website or pdf READING THE TEXT IS NOT A REQUIREMENT FOR PARTICIPATION IN THE DISCUSSION. MODERATORS […]

The Infernal Grove @ Yes We Cannibal

YES WE CANNIBAL will be hosting a screening + discussion with EMILY AND COOPER AT THE MEAT MEET SALON! Sunday Jan 22 5:00 eastern /4:00 centralIN PERSON AT 1600 Government Street, Baton RougeON TWITCH HERE *Please note: you need a Twitch account to participate in the conversation. You can sign up here for Twitch. MEAT […]

Appetite, Euphoria & The Inevitability of Coming Down

An Infernal Grove Study GroupAppetite, Euphoria & The Inevitability of Coming Down Thursday Dec 1, 4:30-6:00pm Eastern Online via ZOOM or in person in NYC: The Fisher Center DANCE STUDIO 2, 2nd Floor19 E 31st St, NYC DIRECTIONS Moderators: Michelle Lhooq,   Mikiki, Liz Roberts,  Cooper Battersby and Emily Vey Duke. Please RSVP as soon as possible. Space […]

The Whole Grimoire

THE WHOLE GRIMOIRE A screening – in person and onlineTuesday Sept 208pm ATL / 7pm Eastern IRL screening (online – links below)9pm ATL / 8pm Eastern Q+A IRL and (online Zoom) The Blue Building Gallery2482 Maynard St, Halifax, NS B3K 3V4, Canada Laura Harrison and Paul Wong in Conversation When we first saw Prime Cuts […]


DRUGS AS PRAXIS SOBRIETY AS PRAXIS Friday April 8, 8:00-9:30pm ESTSporeprint Infoshop(in the Third Hand Bike Co-op space)979 E. 5th Ave.  Columbus, Ohio 43201 ALL ARE WELCOME to join the conversation in person or remotely on zoom HERE. Reading: Club Sober – New Forms of Sobriety for the 21st Century, Michelle Lhooq For those who […]

The Infernal Grove Study Group Nocturne + TBB Sept 2021

hosted by Nocturne and The Blue Building Gallery The Infernal Grove Study GroupCAPITAL, DRUGS AND THE SEARCH FOR ENCHANTMENT Thursday Oct. 14, 6:30-8:00pm EST Presented by in partnership with Nocturne and The Blue Building Gallery All are welcome to join the conversation remotely on zoom here.Reading: Silvia Federici’s Re-enchanting the World: Feminism and the Politics […]

Participants, Thanks and Support for the film The Infernal Grove

Participants Vince Tao – VANDU member, activistSamona Marsh – VANDU boad member, DULF member, activistHugh Lampkin – VANDU board member, activistMikiki – artist, harm reduction worker, @mkkultraLiz Roberts – filmmakerMargaret Sadovsky – writer, editorPaul Wong – artistZaire Knight – artistMatt Kimber – weed entrepreneurSarah Whidden – harm reduction workerDani ReStack – artistEllery Bryan – artist […]

The Infernal Grove Project

The Infernal Grove is an unsystematic structural analysis of drug use, addiction and recovery (not necessarily in that order). It is anti-carceral, anti-prohibition and seeks to amplify the voices of radical harm-reductionists and their coalitions. It recognizes the value of the sacred while rejecting all forms of piety. It posits wonder and the land as […]