TAS
DMT fluorescence out of the dark

The Adventurous Spark aka TAS is an Austrian 3D artist specialized in live visuals and mapping for psytrance festivals.

Hirō Isono
Into the Depths of the sacred Forest

There is a small group of painters who are able to invoke nature’s serene magic. Isono is one of them and his love for the forest is very tangible.

All watched over by
machines of loving grace

A series of films about how humans have been colonized by the machines we have built. Although we don’t realize it, the way we see everything in the world today is through the eyes of the computers.

Caio Reisewitz
The Changing Brazilian Landscape

Reisewitz’ photographs, most of all large formats, explore the changing relation of the city and the countryside in a period of feverish economic development.

Robert Beatty
Keep it surreal

Robert Beatty’s artworks are exceptionally peculiar and seem impossible to pin down.

Gerhard Riebicke
Ways to Strength and Beauty

Gerhard Riebicke’s photography paved the way for the awakening of the Lebensreform movement in the early 20th century.

Las Pozas
de Edward James

Edward James — described by Salvador Dalí as “crazier than all the Surrealists together” — designed a sculptural dream garden that defies any architectural label.

Ana Noble
Third Eye Visions

I’m aware of Ana Noble and her life at the navel of the moon (Mexico City) since I discovered her flickr stream many years ago.

Polynesian Wayfinders
The knowledge of the ancestors

The ancient art of wayfinding is an almost forgotten skill once common throughout the Pacific.

Jon Han
Death and Transfiguration

The art of dying, the experience of letting go all that is known is almost forgotten in our culture.

The Lost Tribes
of Tierra del Fuego

For seven thousand years, the Selk’nam, Yamana and Kawésqar people inhabited the forbidding archipelago of Southern Patagonia.

Islamic architecture
Kaleidoscopes of adoration

Gazing up into the kaleidoscopic worlds of these Iranian mosque ceilings invokes a feeling of transcendental glory.

Aldous Huxley
Island

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
Inner Light & Fantastic Women

Flor Garduño’s pictures are a celebration of eternal womanhood and fecundity of nature.

The North American Indian
1904 — 1924

Edward S. Curtis shows us an ancient way of life that is about to vanish. And after that the wisdom will be forever lost.

Robert Venosa
Timeless vistas of inner realities

New York City born, Robert Venosa was transported into the world of fine art in the late 60’s after having…

Kevin Lucbert
worlds in between blue lines

Kevin Lucbert draws doors into parallel universes. And he mostly uses the color blue, which obviously fits to DOP. It…

Jacque Fresco
The Venus Project

Today I picked up one of my favorite books, Island by Aldous Huxley, his radical blueprint for a better world.…

On Yoga
The Architecture of Peace

Michael O’Neill’s quest to capture the essence of yoga spans time, space, and peoples.

Phil Kirkland
The psychedelic textbook solution

Back in the early 1970s, Phil Kirkland created surreal textbook illustrations, mostly for psychology and health books.

Alone
in the Wilderness

Filmed mostly on a stationary 16mm camera, this documentary is the modern-day Walden.

Makishi
Death dances for living people

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.

Art meets Science and Spirituality
in a changing Economy

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.

Constantin Brâncuşi
The Serenity of Essence

When I look at the sculptures of Constantin Brâncuşi I feel a deep serenity. It is the revelation of the…

DOP Mixtape #1
The Ideal is Unreal

This is the first DOP mixtape, my very personal selection of music that stood the test of time.

The Century of the Self
Death by Propaganda

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
Visualizing Birth

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.

Terence McKenna
The Transcendental Object At The End Of Time

This is a three and a half hour documentary for every McKenna lover.

Storm Thorgerson
Taken by Storm

Thorgerson’s metaphorical language to me feels like as if Magritte would have been into photography instead of painting.

Alphachanneling
Utopian Erotic

Dive into a lush erotic jungle of entangled bodies and divine pleasures.

Henry David Thoreau
Walden, or Life in the Woods

“The American literature doesn’t have a more beautiful and more profound book than Walden” commented Hermann Hesse. And I knew…

Andy Goldsworthy
Working With Time

Goldsworthy is at play with the relentless flow of the elements, forming fragile and temporary moments in time.