There is no more evocative word than "Phantasmagoria."


The word itself conjures specters and incongruities, such as: the material or immaterial bases of human experience, the role of authenticity versus that of illusion or the effects of stimulation in contrast that of manipulation of the senses. Indeed, any contemporary analysis of the Phantasmagoria cannot help but evoke an examination of the shifty and pliable relationship between human sensory perception, imagination and the realm of - possibility.