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.
This little chapter from The Center of the Cyclone by John C. Lilly turned out to be a piece of wisdom that stood the test of time.
Schematic illustrations scanned from instruction manuals turned into unsettling nightmares. He achieves a dreamlike other-worldliness only reached by few artists.
Why is it that looking at an open body causes such revulsion?
Gazing up into the kaleidoscopic worlds of these Iranian mosque ceilings invokes a feeling of transcendental glory.
Yoga: The Art of Transformation was the first major exhibition that explores the visual history of yoga.
Keith Rankin is responsible for the sublime artwork of Orange Milk Records.
Steve Axford does what he likes most. It’s taking pictures and exploring the living world that unfolds evermore interconnectedness to him.
In this lecture Terence unfolds an ocean of ideas, a metaphor for the psychedelic dimension you are sailing out onto to cast the net of the human imagination to retrieve novel ideas out of the chaos.
When the substance revealed itself to Albert Hofmann in 1943 he took on the responsibility and changed the world.
Kilian Eng is one of the most popular futuristic illustrators of today. Also one of the most productive one’s.
Roger Caillois’ involvement with stones isn’t so much on a scientific level, he more created a philosophy around the inner worlds of the stones.
Dance is not something you do for an audience to entertain, it’s a very real experience. It can heal you.
The art of dying, the experience of letting go all that is known is almost forgotten in our culture.
Asger Carlsen’s pictures make me think about my human form and its range of functions.
I follow Theo Jansen for many years now. What I like so much about his design approach is the playfulness…
I love Benoit Paillé’s unusual and sensationally effective way to work with light and color.
I’m absolutely mesmerized by Jordan Kasey‘s paintings. Her color scheme and softness of shapes and light have a dazzling effect…
Amaringo’s paintings give a good impression of the quality of an ayahuasca vision. Pablo César Amaringo Shuna was born in…
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.
There are contemporary “back to the land” communities practicing a hunter-gatherer way of life. Projects like this will serve as a touchstone to those interested in living differently.