Vaka Valo’s ongoing ‘Dream Diary’ series brilliantly repurposes schematic illustrations scanned from instruction manuals and turns them into unsettling nightmares. He achieves a dreamlike other-worldliness only reached by few artists. Especially Toshio Saeki evokes a similar feeling in me, although using more explicit images.
Tomás Sánchez is best known as a painter of landscapes. These scenes are the sweetest praise of nature and meditation.
The ancient art of wayfinding is an almost forgotten skill once common throughout the Pacific.
The works of Uri Shapira expose environments of alternative truth, made of active metal vegetation and various chemical growths.
The western culture is devoid of meaningful rituals that help you grow through the stages of life. I think that’s the reason why I’m so fascinated when I find it in other cultures.
Richard Evans Schultes is the father of modern ethnobotany and some of his scholars carry on his heritage.
I’m a promoter of the psychedelic experience as you might have figured. More people of high reputation need to come out of the closet and speak out about it.
Goldsworthy is at play with the relentless flow of the elements, forming fragile and temporary moments in time.
Hans Bellmer was a photographer, sculptor, printmaker, painter and writer.
Flor Garduño’s pictures are a celebration of eternal womanhood and fecundity of nature.
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.
Paul Stamets is a mycologist and a true renaissance visionary with a pathbreaking message.
The subject of Swiss painter Raffaello Ossola is consistent. He paints gateways into an ethereal realm.
When it comes to Moebius aka Jean Giraud (* 1938 — † 2012) it’s hard to make a choice what to present. His body of work is huge and versatile. My selection focuses on his early black & white work.
Today I picked up one of my favorite books, Island by Aldous Huxley, his radical blueprint for a better world.…
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.
Minoru Nomata paints fantastical structures and towers, standing isolated in front of a subdued sky. Their purpose is mysterious.
Language and all forms of image making are very insufficient means of representation. But the urge to try is strong.
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.
Wenzel Hablik is a visionary, an utopian architect of the proverbial crystal castles in the clouds.
There’s a whole earth community that has nothing to do with human beings.