The ancient art of wayfinding is an almost forgotten skill once common throughout the Pacific.
The art of dying, the experience of letting go all that is known is almost forgotten in our culture.
For seven thousand years, the Selk’nam, Yamana and Kawésqar people inhabited the forbidding archipelago of Southern Patagonia.
Gazing up into the kaleidoscopic worlds of these Iranian mosque ceilings invokes a feeling of transcendental glory.
This book isn’t a novel but rather a manifesto. The final work of Huxley is a sociological blueprint, a manual for living, loving and dying.
Flor Garduño’s pictures are a celebration of eternal womanhood and fecundity of nature.
Edward S. Curtis shows us an ancient way of life that is about to vanish. And after that the wisdom will be forever lost.
New York City born, Robert Venosa was transported into the world of fine art in the late 60’s after having…
Kevin Lucbert draws doors into parallel universes. And he mostly uses the color blue, which obviously fits to DOP. It…
Today I picked up one of my favorite books, Island by Aldous Huxley, his radical blueprint for a better world.…
Michael O’Neill’s quest to capture the essence of yoga spans time, space, and peoples.
Back in the early 1970s, Phil Kirkland created surreal textbook illustrations, mostly for psychology and health books.
Filmed mostly on a stationary 16mm camera, this documentary is the modern-day Walden.
The western culture is devoid of meaningful rituals that help you grow through the stages of life. I think that’s the reason why I’m so fascinated when I find it in other cultures.
Artists, scientists, spiritual leaders and economists gathered in Amsterdam in 1990 to explore the emerging paradigm of a holistic world view and the implications for a global economy.
When I look at the sculptures of Constantin Brâncuşi I feel a deep serenity. It is the revelation of the…
This is the first DOP mixtape, my very personal selection of music that stood the test of time.
This series is about how those in power have used Freud’s theories to try and control the dangerous crowd in an age of mass democracy.
Judy Chicago has continued to make art a vehicle for intellectual transformation and social change and to women’s right to engage in the highest level of art production.
This is a three and a half hour documentary for every McKenna lover.
Thorgerson’s metaphorical language to me feels like as if Magritte would have been into photography instead of painting.
Dive into a lush erotic jungle of entangled bodies and divine pleasures.
“The American literature doesn’t have a more beautiful and more profound book than Walden” commented Hermann Hesse. And I knew…
Goldsworthy is at play with the relentless flow of the elements, forming fragile and temporary moments in time.
This film from 1997 pays homage to Aldous Huxley, the seer who was nearly blind. His cultural criticism and social prophecy still remind us of great dangers and infinite potentials.
Pedro Friedeberg and Frida Kahlo were the only two Mexican artists recognized by Andre Breton as part of the Surrealist movement.
Ben Roberts creates photographic contemplations of rural Japan with an unique artistic signature.
This series from 1975 takes us on a journey around the world to reveal the making and use of tribal art in some of the few places on earth where the traditions are intact.
Pavel Tchelitchew clearly was a seer of the unseen, a true visionary artist.
End Time City is Michael Ackerman’s radical portrayal of the Indian city of Benares, the holy City of Light on the shore of the Ganges.
Wim Hof is a modern-day yogi, a teacher of self-empowerment — not a stuntman.
Dan McPharlin is deeply interested in exploring distant worlds.