Becoming
The Genesis of Life

The first stages of embryonic development are roughly the same for all animals, including humans.

Claudia Andujar
The Yanomami Struggle

Andujar’s legacy is a shining example of art and activism coming together as one.

Arno Rafael Minkkinen
Body Land

For more than forty years, Arno Rafael Minkkinen has been photographing his body immersed in nature. What you see happening in the image happened in front of the lens.

William Blake
The Book of Job as an Encounter with the Self

A numinous, archetypal event that can lead to enhanced consciousness and is therefore crucial to the psyche of modern man.

Dying to Know
The Mystical World

This book is leading you on travels in a mysterious and visionary world.

Ama
Women of the Sea

The term Ama literally means ‘women of the sea’, as women were always the preferred divers in Japan.

Philip Kirkland
Energy Ecstasy and your Seven Vital Chakras

There is already another post about Philip Kirkland but these images I’ve just found deserve to stand alone.

Agnes Pelton
Desert Visionary

Agnes Lawrence Pelton (1881–1961) was a member of the Transcendental Painting Group, dedicated to the principles of creating and promoting a pure abstract painting style imbued with spiritual intent.

Charles Burchfield
The Shimmer of Nature

Burchfield’s nature scenes strike me as among the most experiential art I know, as he’s able to put you right into his synesthetic experience of nature.

The Last Honey Hunter
of Nepal

Deep and dark, this film glides through a misty world of forest spirits, dreams, and psychotropic honey.

Johfra Bosschart
Unio Mystica

Surrealism based on studies of psychology, religion, the Bible, astrology, antiquity, magic, witchcraft, mythology and occultism.

Bryan Haynes
Above the Beyond

Bryan Haynes’ ability to portray trees in an otherworldly light speaks to me in the most visceral way. It awakens a memory I carry within, of another kind of seeing.

Christopher Alexander
The Timeless Way of Building

To seek the timeless way we must first know the quality without a name. There is a central quality which is the root criterion of life and spirit in a man, a town, a building, or a wilderness.

Stanley Keleman
Emotional Anatomy

This seminal book by Stanley Keleman explores the notion that physical human shape is interrelated with one’s emotional and psychological reality — mapping the geometry of somatic consciousness.

Stanisław Szukalski
Behold! The fall of man

Stanisław Szukalski’s strong nationalistic affinity, coupled with a megalomaniac self-image made him the priest of a nation, that was to hail him the greatest of living artists.

Franciszek Starowieyski
The Opulence of Demise

Franciszek Starowieyski liked to think of himself as a draftsman from the 17th century. The lushness of form and erotic exuberance is truly Baroque.

Orgyan Chopel
New Visions in Thangkas

Orgyan Chopel translates cryptic Buddhism into a simplified language of symbols, easier to understand and accept.

The Media-Shaman Manifesto

The following manifesto is a testimony of an awakened youth movement realizing its power. Born from the European rave culture…

Simen Johan
Until The Kingdom Comes

The images of Simen Johan speak to me because of their perfection, showing us the animal kingdom in a supernatural…

Nine Eyes
Stranger Than Fiction

The neutral gaze of the machine is becoming an ever-present reality, recording all those moments previously lost in time.

Bruce Ricker
Primordial Splendor

The painter has a language which translates meaning to the viewer beyond that which the viewer’s experience can give.

Tim Flach
More Than Human

We can begin to sense that we are animals too, just one experiment among countless others, shaped in reciprocity with a living world. At first, we might see otherness, but eventually, we can recognize another person staring back at us.

Rajni Perera
(M)otherworlds

Rajni Perera paints a vibrant sci-fi universe ruled by hybrid deities, demons, and powerful black heroines.

Jonathan Zawada
Metamathemagical

On these grounds, all perception is a gamble. A meta-level is always just around the corner, and Zawada’s hyperreal imagery is a vivid glimpse into an expanded perceptual bandwidth.

Walter Russell
In the Wave lies the Secret of Creation

Russell was a visionary — painter, sculptor, architect, musician, and author. But he had no background in science. His cosmogony is based on a revelatory event he experienced at the age of fifty.

Hamid Sardar
Shamans & Hunters of Mongolia

“We exist in relation to three things: The forest, wild animals, and our ancestor spirits. Once we lose the connection to these things, we invite demons to take hold of our destiny.”

Chris Bryan
Mocean

Watching this video, I felt captured by a primal feeling of awe. One of these rare moments when we glimpse how inconceivably vast and powerful this reality is.

Rebel Wisdom
Sensemaking in the Time of Chaos

Rebel Wisdom uncovers the most rebellious ideas in philosophy, human potential and transcendence to find direction through the chaos of the time.

Klea McKenna
Automatic Earth

Automatic Earth refers to what I see as a ‘blue print’ that exists within nature; a plan within each organism to automatically generate a particular form or pattern that is then, inevitably flawed.

Daniel Stier
Ways Of Knowing

A personal project exploring the real world of scientific research. Not the stainless steel surfaces bathed in purple light, but real people in their basements working on selfbuilt contraptions

María Medem
Dancing between Earth and Sky

A perfect summer night and the mental state of being truly present to the current moment in time.

Enchanted Embodiment
and Ashtanga Yoga

Or what being present means to me. And why I practice Ashtanga Yoga.