La Planète sauvage (Fantastic Planet) is a classic of surreal animation. But it’s far more than just dazzlingly beautiful and disturbing, it holds thought-provoking ideas to contemplate on.
Eyvind Earle is a master of contemplative landscape paintings. To me these dream-like sceneries are highly hypnotising.
Robert Gordon Wasson was an international banker, amateur mycologist, and author. It was him who reintroduced the ‘divine mushrooms’ to the West.
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.
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.
Best known for his fashion photography, Irving Penn’s repertoire also includes portraits of creative greats, still lifes and ethnographic photographs…
Frieder Grindler is one of the big names of German poster design in the second half of the 20th century.
The documentary investigates the origins of modern yoga and presents especially Krishnamacharya’s life and teachings.
Spencer Tunick photographs individuals en masse, without their clothing, grouped together.
The synchronicity of discovering Esther Teichmann at this moment in my life is striking. I am surrounded by lush nature and the promise of the unknown speaks to me beyond language.
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.
I love Benoit Paillé’s unusual and sensationally effective way to work with light and color.
Biosphere 2 was one of the most lauded experiments of the 1990s, then one of the most ridiculed. Now it is back, offering a unique way to put theories about climate and environment to the test.
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.
Take a close look at insects and remember how inconceivably wild and manifold life shapes on this planet.
Doma India is the love of a life applied to working with horses. Being truly connected with yourself and others can move mountains.
These pictures are a marvelous way to depict the infinite pool of our imagination.
Jerry Uelsmann uses the technique of combination printing to create his dreamlike scenes.
This film is about people who set forth to fully experience life. To shed the false shell and to return home.
a documentary about refreshingly open-minded scientists, growing old but staying curious and a beautiful love story. ah wait… and psychoactive substances.
This is as fashion as it gets on DOP. But Dutch photographer Viviane Sassen‘s work is extraordinary and transcends the common.