1995 Suzanne Treister created the fictional alter ego Rosalind
Brodsky, a delusional time traveller who believes herself to
be working at the Institute of Militronics and Advanced Time
Interventionality (IMATI) in the twenty-first century.
is an independent research institute with government and corporate
clients, based in South London.
of drawings, interventions, a film, a website, a book and an
event, HEXEN2039 charts Brodsky's para-scientific research towards
the development of new mind control technologies for the British
information in HEXEN 2039 is based primarily on actual
events, scientific research and military histories.
2039 was presented simultaneously
across 5 London venues in 2006, including Chelsea Space, the Science
Museum, the Warburg Institute, the British Museum, the Goethe
Institute and Ognisko Polskie. HEXEN 2039 was later shown around
the UK and internationally in different forms.
HEXEN 2039 reveals links between conspiracy theories, occult groups,
Chernobyl, witchcraft, the US film industry, British Intelligence
agencies, Soviet brainwashing, behaviour control experiments of
the US Army and recent practices of its Civil Affairs and Psychological
Operations Command (PSYOP), in light of alarming new research
in contemporary neuroscience.
results of HEXEN 2039 were utilised between 2040 and 2045
in the development of a range of non-lethal weapons for remote
alteration of belief patterns in the subject.