Phyllis Galembo‘s pictures reflect the ritual adornment and spirituality of masquerade in Nigeria, Benin and Burkina Faso in West Africa. These portraits of masqueraders build on Galembo’s work of the past twenty years photographing the rituals and religious culture in Nigeria, Brazil, Cuba, Jamaica and Haiti, as well as the homegrown custom of Halloween in the United States.
Traveling south, being outdoors and reading Hesse goes well together.
And I’m realizing again how deeply this man talks to me.
Dance is not something you do for an audience to entertain, it’s a very real experience. It can heal you.
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.
In June 2015 Google engineers released a couple of images that caused a stir for everyone who’s able to grasp…
Robert Gordon Wasson was an international banker, amateur mycologist, and author. It was him who reintroduced the ‘divine mushrooms’ to the West.
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.
Turrell is an artist who works with the nature of perception. He uses light to make you perceive your perceiving.
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 is about people who set forth to fully experience life. To shed the false shell and to return home.
The drawn structures depict the unfathomable abundance of sensuous impulses, in order to make it available for fresh examination.
In my point of view these 3D animations of mandelbrot sets are a very effective way of getting a glimpse of infinity
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.
Indulging in the aimless activity of watching the ephemeral beauty of clouds can enrich your life. Realize we don’t live beneath the sky, we live within it.
In 1990, a BBC1 documentary film brought global attention to a remote South American people, the Kogi of Colombia, who…
Landscape topographies derived from graph data were modeled in 3D and then oil paintings created from those 3D renders.
I spent all my schooldays in this kind of architecture. But I was never taught about Anthroposophy. I wish to…
Ben Roberts creates photographic contemplations of rural Japan with an unique artistic signature.
Every belief system has to offer a good story. The more poetic and sensational the more likely to find followers. Paul Gustave Doré‘s way of depicting Christian imagery is a great example.
New York City born, Robert Venosa was transported into the world of fine art in the late 60’s after having…
René Magritte developed key strategies and techniques to defamiliarize the familiar, to evoke the mysterious.