La Planète sauvage (Fantastic Planet) is a classic of surreal animation. But it’s far more than just dazzlingly beautiful and disturbing, it holds thought-provoking ideas to contemplate on.
Thorgerson’s metaphorical language to me feels like as if Magritte would have been into photography instead of painting.
Daehyun Kim’s Moonassi series is his life-time project. He draws to meditate on himself and others. And the others again can use the drawings to contemplate as well.
Schematic illustrations scanned from instruction manuals turned into unsettling nightmares. He achieves a dreamlike other-worldliness only reached by few artists.
Language and all forms of image making are very insufficient means of representation. But the urge to try is strong.
Beneath our everyday world there is a miniature universe of cells, trillions of tiny worlds, unseen and beautiful. This is the machinery of life and it never rests!
Wenzel Hablik is a visionary, an utopian architect of the proverbial crystal castles in the clouds.
I’m reading the autobiography of Carl Gustav Jung. It was a name I’ve come across constantly and I knew there’s…
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.
Goudal makes no attempt to hide any evidence of fabrication, drawing attention to the artificial, man-made aspect of photography
Turrell is an artist who works with the nature of perception. He uses light to make you perceive your perceiving.
This series is about how those in power have used Freud’s theories to try and control the dangerous crowd in an age of mass democracy.
Fractals are a wonderful way of seeing infinity. Their beauty is only secondary after that lesson in perception.
In 1993 the brothers Robyn and Rand Miller created MYST — a video game unlike any other before. It’s a…
Biosphere 2 was one of the most lauded experiments of the 1990s, then one of the most ridiculed. Now it is back, offering a unique way to put theories about climate and environment to the test.
My appreciation for this lecture is beyond words. Grof’s thoughts basically touch all the areas that I want to explore right now.
Hans-Peter Dürr — a luminous figure of science today. Such academic knowledge and reputation rarely come with wisdom and openness. I wish more scientists would be like him.
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.
End Time City is Michael Ackerman’s radical portrayal of the Indian city of Benares, the holy City of Light on the shore of the Ganges.
We all know this masterpiece but the delight is in the detail.