Leon Marvell

School of Communication and Creative Arts, Deakin University, Melbourne, Australia.

Leon Marvell is an Associate Professor at Deakin University, teaching film and cultural studies. For many years he was an active member of the Surrealist Group in Australia, contributing to interventions, exhibitions and supporting a general disdain for the prevailing misérabilism of the times. His interest in alchemy and esotericism began early in his wayward youth, and has resulted in at least one scholarly treatment of esotericism, Transfigured Light: Philosophy, Science and the Hermetic Imaginary (Academica Press, 2007).