Phyllis Galembo‘s pictures reflect the ritual adornment and spirituality of masquerade in Nigeria, Benin and Burkina Faso in West Africa. These portraits of masqueraders build on Galembo’s work of the past twenty years photographing the rituals and religious culture in Nigeria, Brazil, Cuba, Jamaica and Haiti, as well as the homegrown custom of Halloween in the United States.
These days the light returns and I behold an enchanted world. I feel so grateful for this gift of vision and the living world it presents to me.
Rabuzin found the utmost simplicity, concision and perfection in the sphere and the circle, which were to become his symbols of the absolute, symbols of completeness.
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.
The Adventurous Spark aka TAS is an Austrian 3D artist specialized in live visuals and mapping for psytrance festivals.
Eyvind Earle is a master of contemplative landscape paintings. To me these dream-like sceneries are highly hypnotising.
To me these pictures present a futuristic vision rather than a look back at our savage ancestors.
Especially the persistent interest in depicting light characterizes the dreamlike atmosphere in the woodblock prints of Hasui Kawase
The painter has a language which translates meaning to the viewer beyond that which the viewer’s experience can give.
I’m totally fascinated by Hannsjörg Voth‘s structures in the Moroccan desert. There is a beautiful book called Stadt des Orion…
Robert Gordon Wasson was an international banker, amateur mycologist, and author. It was him who reintroduced the ‘divine mushrooms’ to the West.
J. D. ‘Okhai Ojeikere’s work captures the intersection of cultural tradition and personal expression.
In 1990, a BBC1 documentary film brought global attention to a remote South American people, the Kogi of Colombia, who…
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.
Deep and dark, this film glides through a misty world of forest spirits, dreams, and psychotropic honey.
The ancient art of wayfinding is an almost forgotten skill once common throughout the Pacific.
I try to put down a marker against the fashion mumbo-jumbo of our consumer culture, that only reinforces disempowerment and…
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.
Edward James — described by Salvador Dalí as “crazier than all the Surrealists together” — designed a sculptural dream garden that defies any architectural label.
No introduction needed. Here’s Abdul Mati Klarwein. Maybe I feel especially familiar with his style of painting because it was…
The neutral gaze of the machine is becoming an ever-present reality, recording all those moments previously lost in time.