Heinz Edelmann‘s illustrations really made a lasting impression on me as a child. His distinct style seemed all-around and I remember one picture book in particular: Andromedar SR1 (published 1970).
The film examines the re-emergence of archaic techniques of ecstasy in the modern world by weaving a synthesis of ecological…
Karolina’s mission is the transmutation of reality, her work far more than mere adornment — she weaves the umbilical thread that reminds us of dimensions we have just forgotten about.
Often summarized as graphic artist, Eric Gill was a sculptor, typeface designer, stonecutter and printmaker.
I follow Theo Jansen for many years now. What I like so much about his design approach is the playfulness…
Yoga: The Art of Transformation was the first major exhibition that explores the visual history of yoga.
Frieder Grindler is one of the big names of German poster design in the second half of the 20th century.
Why is it that looking at an open body causes such revulsion?
This talk really has it in it. So much truth in so simple words. Here’s more of him.
This documentary from 1996 is a celebration of life.
Étienne-Louis Boullée is the master of monumental cenotaphs. His most emblematic project is his cenotaph designed for Isaac Newton.
Malcolm Kirk traveled to Papua New Guinea in 1967. He returned repeatedly during the ensuing 13 years, documenting the extraordinary tribal decorations he had observed on that initial trip.
Kirlian believed that images created by Kirlian Photography might depict a conjectural energy field or aura, that surrounds all living things.
I hesitated to make this post because what it reveals is a rather weird presentation of human desire. But ultimately…
I try to put down a marker against the fashion mumbo-jumbo of our consumer culture, that only reinforces disempowerment and…
Language and all forms of image making are very insufficient means of representation. But the urge to try is strong.
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.
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.
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.
Dennis McKenna shared a life’s devotion to psychedelics with his better known brother. And he wrote a book about it.
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.