Tuco Amalfi
The source of light is within

I wanted to make a post about the Brazilian visionary artist Tuco Amalfi for some time already. Now I saw…

Jean Delville
The Age Of Splendor

Jean Delville was a Belgian painter who painted heavily symbolic scenes with a occult oriented spiritual perspective.

Caio Reisewitz
The Changing Brazilian Landscape

Reisewitz’ photographs, most of all large formats, explore the changing relation of the city and the countryside in a period of feverish economic development.

The North American Indian
1904 — 1924

Edward S. Curtis shows us an ancient way of life that is about to vanish. And after that the wisdom will be forever lost.

Henry David Thoreau
Walden, or Life in the Woods

“The American literature doesn’t have a more beautiful and more profound book than Walden” commented Hermann Hesse. And I knew…

David Attenborough
The Tribal Eye

This series from 1975 takes us on a journey around the world to reveal the making and use of tribal art in some of the few places on earth where the traditions are intact.

Icaros
One who set forth
to learn what being alive was

This film is about people who set forth to fully experience life. To shed the false shell and to return home.

Aluna
The Elder Brother’s Warning

In 1990, a BBC1 documentary film brought global attention to a remote South American people, the Kogi of Colombia, who…

Swiatoslaw Wojtkowiak
Storytelling from borderlands of worlds

Swiatoslaw Wojtkowiak is a daredevil with a good eye and the guts to go beyond what meets the eye.

Tomás Sánchez
Meditative states on canvas

Tomás Sánchez is best known as a painter of landscapes. These scenes are the sweetest praise of nature and meditation.

R. Gordon Wasson
Seeking the Magic Mushroom

Robert Gordon Wasson was an international banker, amateur mycologist, and author. It was him who reintroduced the ‘divine mushrooms’ to the West.

Shamanic Healing
Travels into the next dimension

If you think you are a spiritual energetic being then you will heal yourself by merely realizing what you truly are. Shamans are your helpers on this path.

Doma India
The gentle touch

Doma India is the love of a life applied to working with horses. Being truly connected with yourself and others can move mountains.

Jeremy Narby
The Cosmic Serpent

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.

Ernesto Neto
The body that carries me

I would describe the work of Ernesto Neto as ‘body art’. It’s a supreme example of art that communicates by bodily sensations.

Dennis McKenna
Brotherhood of the Screaming Abyss

Dennis McKenna shared a life’s devotion to psychedelics with his better known brother. And he wrote a book about it.

Richard Evans Schultes
Father of modern ethnobotany

Richard Evans Schultes is the father of modern ethnobotany and some of his scholars carry on his heritage.

Anna Paola Guerra
Brazilian light

Anna Paola Guerra is living and working in Belo Horizonte, Brazil. And since I discovered her photos I feel the…

Pablo Amaringo
Shaman and painter

Amaringo’s paintings give a good impression of the quality of an ayahuasca vision. Pablo César Amaringo Shuna was born in…

The Ayahuasca diaries
A trip inside

In april this year I went to peru for a month. The reason for this trip was my recently wakened…