This documentary from 1996 is a celebration of life.
Microcosmos: The grass people
Stills from the film
The subject of Swiss painter Raffaello Ossola is consistent. He paints gateways into an ethereal realm.
I love Benoit Paillé’s unusual and sensationally effective way to work with light and color.
René Magritte developed key strategies and techniques to defamiliarize the familiar, to evoke the mysterious.
Dan McPharlin is deeply interested in exploring distant worlds.
I spent all my schooldays in this kind of architecture. But I was never taught about Anthroposophy. I wish to…
Richard Mosse‘s infrared photography makes you think about the very act of perception.
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.
The ancient art of wayfinding is an almost forgotten skill once common throughout the Pacific.
Auroville is the dream of a better world. It doesn’t matter on how many levels such projects struggle or fail.…
Ernst Fuchs was one of the most influential masters of the visionary arts movement.
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.
I never liked generative art. Until I found Jonathan McCabe. He changed that in an instant.
For seven thousand years, the Selk’nam, Yamana and Kawésqar people inhabited the forbidding archipelago of Southern Patagonia.
The film examines the re-emergence of archaic techniques of ecstasy in the modern world by weaving a synthesis of ecological…
La Planète sauvage is a classic of surreal animation. But it’s far more than just dazzlingly beautiful, it holds many thought-provoking ideas to contemplate on.
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.
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.
I hesitated to make this post because what it reveals is a rather weird presentation of human desire. But ultimately…
Karl Blossfeldt was an attentive observers of nature, a teacher of contemplation.
Craig Burrows photographs plants and flowers using a type of photography called UVIVF or ultraviolet-induced visible fluorescence.