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.
Richard Feynman is one of those rare scientists who win you over with more than their titles and awards.
René Magritte developed key strategies and techniques to defamiliarize the familiar, to evoke the mysterious.
French artist Alexandra Duprez mentions Australian Aboriginal art as her main inspiration to take up painting.
A practice of self-enquiry like yoga isn’t on the agenda of a system of control and conformity. But even in East Germany people pursued this path, despite the risk of arousing suspicion.
This is a 10 hour weekend workshop given by Terence McKenna in Boulder, Colorado May 29-31, 1992.
I love Benoit Paillé’s unusual and sensationally effective way to work with light and color.
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.
Every belief system has to offer a good story. The more poetic and sensational the more likely to find followers. Paul Gustave Doré‘s way of depicting Christian imagery is a great example.
The film examines the re-emergence of archaic techniques of ecstasy in the modern world by weaving a synthesis of ecological…
Jon Rafman explores the impact of technology on contemporary consciousness, modern social interactions, communities and virtual realities.
A perfect summer night and the mental state of being truly present to the current moment in time.
Bălaşa paints a unique universe, full of archetypal figures and metaphysical themes. He called it Cosmic Romanticism.
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
a documentary about refreshingly open-minded scientists, growing old but staying curious and a beautiful love story. ah wait… and psychoactive substances.
Craig Burrows photographs plants and flowers using a type of photography called UVIVF or ultraviolet-induced visible fluorescence.
I featured this documentary before but I feel it deserves to stand alone.
Rick Doblin is the the founder of MAPS and one of the most prominent fighters for opening our culture to the healing power of psychedelics.
Fractals are a wonderful way of seeing infinity. Their beauty is only secondary after that lesson in perception.
Michael O’Neill’s quest to capture the essence of yoga spans time, space, and peoples.
Rajni Perera paints a vibrant sci-fi universe ruled by hybrid deities, demons, and powerful black heroines.