This documentary from 1996 is a celebration of life.
Microcosmos: The grass people
Stills from the film
This film from 1997 pays homage to Aldous Huxley, the seer who was nearly blind. His cultural criticism and social prophecy still remind us of great dangers and infinite potentials.
Artists, scientists, spiritual leaders and economists gathered in Amsterdam in 1990 to explore the emerging paradigm of a holistic world view and the implications for a global economy.
Spencer Tunick photographs individuals en masse, without their clothing, grouped together.
Craig Burrows photographs plants and flowers using a type of photography called UVIVF or ultraviolet-induced visible fluorescence.
These seekers of the inner spirit in outer things, wanted to carry painting beyond the appearance of the physical world.
Swiatoslaw Wojtkowiak is a daredevil with a good eye and the guts to go beyond what meets the eye.
A series of films about how humans have been colonized by the machines we have built. Although we don’t realize it, the way we see everything in the world today is through the eyes of the computers.
Étienne-Louis Boullée is the master of monumental cenotaphs. His most emblematic project is his cenotaph designed for Isaac Newton.
From detached gaze to initiatory knowledge: Verger is a true messenger between worlds.
Joth Shakerley is following the Rainbow Family for over twenty years. The pictures he brought back are beyond words.
A book of unseen photographs documenting the early days of the British direct action environmental movement from 1995—1999.
Frieder Grindler is one of the big names of German poster design in the second half of the 20th century.
Gabor Maté is a Canadian physician who specializes in the study and treatment of addiction. He radiates kindness and a deep understanding of the human condition.
At the time when I picked the name The Door Of Perception I didn’t know much about Aldous Huxley and his teachings — because that’s what his writings are, rather than novels.
In the early 18th century Maharajah Sawaii Jai Singh II of Jaipur constructed five astronomical observatories in North India, known as Jantar Mantar.
Minoru Nomata paints fantastical structures and towers, standing isolated in front of a subdued sky. Their purpose is mysterious.
Polish animator Piotr Kamler explores the unfathomable and mysterious relationship between movement and time, matter and space.
Heinz Edelmann‘s illustrations really made a lasting impression on me as a child. His distinct style seemed all-around and I remember one picture book in particular.
R. Buckminster Fuller gave an extraordinary series of lectures concerning his entire life’s work. These thinking out loud lectures span 42 hours and examine in depth all of his major inventions and discoveries.
There is already another post about Philip Kirkland but these images I’ve just found deserve to stand alone.