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.
The art of dying, the experience of letting go all that is known is almost forgotten in our culture.
The ancient art of wayfinding is an almost forgotten skill once common throughout the Pacific.
Back in the early 1970s, Phil Kirkland created surreal textbook illustrations, mostly for psychology and health books.
Pavel Tchelitchew clearly was a seer of the unseen, a true visionary artist.
I featured this documentary before but I feel it deserves to stand alone.
Dive into a lush erotic jungle of entangled bodies and divine pleasures.
Flor Garduño’s pictures are a celebration of eternal womanhood and fecundity of nature.
The first video is a catchy excerpt of a long lecture by Terence McKenna. To me it seems like it serves as a battle call, the manifesto of the limitless beings we all are.
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.
It is rarely possible that an artist’s vision pierces me to the heart at first glance. Dutch artist Saskia Olde-Wolbers did so. Her clear as a bell vision is unmistakable and unique.
These are the insights of one night in september 2011. It’s straight from the heart as I felt it back then. I think it’s worth sharing.
Finally, the story of the greatest science fiction epic never made has finally been told. Jodorowsky’s Dune is a new documentary about that beautiful, crazy-ambitious, disaster of an adaptation.
The feelings provoked by Robert Steven Connett’s paintings vary widely. Some will see mostly the beautiful and the interesting, and others will see only the unsettling.
In april this year I went to peru for a month. The reason for this trip was my recently wakened…
Tomás Sánchez is best known as a painter of landscapes. These scenes are the sweetest praise of nature and meditation.
I just had an experience that left me totally overwhelmed. I went to my first group session of Holotropic Breathwork…
My appreciation for this lecture is beyond words. Grof’s thoughts basically touch all the areas that I want to explore right now.
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.
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.
In 1912, the pitface miner Augustin Lesage heard a voice telling him that he was going to become a painter…