When I found Brenna Murphy’s work on Synaptic Stimuli I was completely captivated by the charm of novelty. The ancient and the yet unseen echoes through her arabesque hyper realms, with an almost hallucinatory effect. The materiality shines in such an alien ambience that you forget about the well-known tools that built this world.
Traveling south, being outdoors and reading Hesse goes well together.
And I’m realizing again how deeply this man talks to me.
I try to put down a marker against the fashion mumbo-jumbo of our consumer culture, that only reinforces disempowerment and…
A primal heart still beats in Europe. Rural people all over the continent kept the connection to nature’s rhythm and celebrate the seasonal cycle. They invoke death but bestow fertile life.
Minoru Nomata paints fantastical structures and towers, standing isolated in front of a subdued sky. Their purpose is mysterious.
My own infrequent writings are purely experientially and I’m not well-read enough to refer to the spiritual heritage of millenia. However others can.
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.
McKenna’s offers far-sighted perspectives on the cyber punk culture and virtual reality. I miss this kind of utopian thinking these days. Where are we heading for with our technology? What could be a positive ultimate goal of it?
Judy Chicago has continued to make art a vehicle for intellectual transformation and social change and to women’s right to engage in the highest level of art production.
I just had an experience that left me totally overwhelmed. I went to my first group session of Holotropic Breathwork…
Cymatics is the study of visible sound and vibration. The phenomenon is visualized with various materials…
Berndnaut Smilde performs magic. I don’t need to know how he’s creating his indoor clouds but I love it. I totally share his fascination with clouds.
This book is the best reminder that a computer screen can’t replace the printing quality of a well produced book. The nuances of black are outstanding…
After so much exploring the inner worlds and energetic realms, back to matter.
The film examines the re-emergence of archaic techniques of ecstasy in the modern world by weaving a synthesis of ecological…
Amaringo’s paintings give a good impression of the quality of an ayahuasca vision. Pablo César Amaringo Shuna was born in…
I never resonated with someones’s ideas so instantly on such a deep level. Terence truly opened up a worm hole into many new things for me. Such as this blog if you look at it from a broader point of view.
Cacti and succulents are plants with fascinating characteristics. And this series portrays them in the most beautiful way.
My appreciation for this lecture is beyond words. Grof’s thoughts basically touch all the areas that I want to explore right now.
Georgia O’Keeffe is mostly known for her large-scale paintings of natural forms and flowers at close range with which she sought to share the beauty she witnessed.
Richard Evans Schultes is the father of modern ethnobotany and some of his scholars carry on his heritage.