Kohei Yoshiyuki
The Park

I hesitated to make this post because what it reveals is a rather weird presentation of human desire. But ultimately…

Hofmann’s Potion
The history of LSD

When the substance revealed itself to Albert Hofmann in 1943 he took on the responsibility and changed the world.

Seasons of Mars
Wind, dunes and dry ice

The Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter circles the red planet since 2006. The little spacecraft sends high-res pictures of Mars’ surface ever since.

Frédéric Fontenoy
Métamorphose

Métamorphose is a project by French photographer Frédéric Fontenoy that consists of slit-scan self portraits created in outdoor locations.

Hieronymus Bosch
The Garden of Earthly Delights

We all know this masterpiece but the delight is in the detail.

Huxley’s Legacy
The art of living, loving and dying

At the time when I picked the name The Door Of Perception I didn’t know much about Aldous Huxley and his teachings — because that’s what his writings are, rather than novels.

Aimei Ozaki
Plant contemplations

Cacti and succulents are plants with fascinating characteristics. And this series portrays them in the most beautiful way.

Transpersonal Realms
Chronicles from Beyond

Language and all forms of image making are very insufficient means of representation. But the urge to try is strong.

Adrain Chesser
The Return

There are contemporary “back to the land” communities practicing a hunter-gatherer way of life. Projects like this will serve as a touchstone to those interested in living differently.

Der Himmel über Berlin
Wings of Desire

If the human being is the only animal that knows it lives in time, the movie is about that knowledge, a modern fairy tale about the nature of being alive.

Yudy Sauw
Insect Eyes

Take a close look at insects and remember how inconceivably wild and manifold life shapes on this planet.

Jonathan Zawada
Over Time

Landscape topographies derived from graph data were modeled in 3D and then oil paintings created from those 3D renders.

Phillip Stearns
High Voltage Image Making

The series investigates the effects of high voltage and household cleaning products on instant pull apart color film.

Terence McKenna
Search For The Original Tree Of Knowledge

This is a 10 hour weekend workshop given by Terence McKenna in Boulder, Colorado May 29-31, 1992.

Jeremy Narby
The Cosmic Serpent

Research indicates that shamans access an intelligence, which they say is nature’s, and which gives them information that has stunning correspondences with molecular biology.

Ivan Rabuzin
Symbols of the absolute

Rabuzin found the utmost simplicity, concision and perfection in the sphere and the circle, which were to become his symbols of the absolute, symbols of completeness.

Augustin Lesage
The voices you heard were real

In 1912, the pitface miner Augustin Lesage heard a voice telling him that he was going to become a painter…

Jodorowsky’s
Dune

Finally, the story of the greatest science fiction epic never made has finally been told. Jodorowsky’s Dune is a new documentary about that beautiful, crazy-ambitious, disaster of an adaptation.

Roger Dean
Floating Dreamlands

Roger Dean is best known for his work on posters and album covers for musicians, which he began painting in…

Justine Kurland
Escape into a better world

To me these pictures present a futuristic vision rather than a look back at our savage ancestors.

James Turrell
Perceive your Perceiving

Turrell is an artist who works with the nature of perception. He uses light to make you perceive your perceiving.

The Secret Life
Of Plants

Published in 1973, The Secret Life of Plants was written by Peter Tompkins and Christopher Bird. It is described as…

Cliff Briggie
Transient states

These photographs capture a split second of a transient state. Just gaze into unfolding space.

Stewart Brand
The Whole Earth Catalog

The Whole Earth Catalog, first published in 1968, can be considered the bible of counterculture in the 60s and 70s. It compiles tools that can empower the individual within the global community.

Stanislav Grof
The Cosmic Game

My appreciation for this lecture is beyond words. Grof’s thoughts basically touch all the areas that I want to explore right now.

Simon G. Powell
The Psilocybin Solution

Simon G. Powell had no real budget or crew, but he did have a Hi-8 video camera, some music equipment, a computer and lots of inspiration.

Hans Bellmer
Degenerate Art

Hans Bellmer was a photographer, sculptor, printmaker, painter and writer.

Thomas Shearer
Galaxies frozen in time

Thomas Shearer’s main focus is on agate and I spent hours browsing his vast collection. I hope you enjoy it as much as I do.

Problema
Who are we in the 21st Century?

A cinematic interpretation of this world’s largest round table gathering, Problema is a visually imaginative, thought-provoking invitation to a world of global dilemmas.

Painted Land
Aboriginal Art

The art of the Australian Aborigines is one of the oldest artistic traditions alive. This selection shows paintings from the mid-fifties until now by artists from the Arnhem Land region in Northern Australia.

Ernesto Neto
The body that carries me

I would describe the work of Ernesto Neto as ‘body art’. It’s a supreme example of art that communicates by bodily sensations.

Breath of the Gods
The origins of modern yoga

The documentary investigates the origins of modern yoga and presents especially Krishnamacharya’s life and teachings.