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.
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.
I follow Theo Jansen for many years now. What I like so much about his design approach is the playfulness…
Frieder Grindler is one of the big names of German poster design in the second half of the 20th century.
For more than fifty years the Dillon’s formed one of the most successful and influential illustrator partnership.
Dive into a lush erotic jungle of entangled bodies and divine pleasures.
It’s like strolling through an otherworldly dream that feels like home at the same time, breathing the vibrant air of enchantment.
The series investigates the effects of high voltage and household cleaning products on instant pull apart color film.
I am fascinated by people who make the bold step into alternative ways of living. If none of the given choices seem to fit you, create your own!
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.
This film is based on the 1967 book of the same name. It’s a radical critique of mass marketing and its role in the alienation of modern society.
Kirlian believed that images created by Kirlian Photography might depict a conjectural energy field or aura, that surrounds all living things.
Rebecca Reeve creates portals from the domestic into the wilderness with a bit of household drapery.
I love Benoit Paillé’s unusual and sensationally effective way to work with light and color.
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.
Gurdjieff’s teaching combines mystical elements of Sufism, Buddhism, Christianity, Gnosticism, Zoroastrianism and the Kabbalah.
No introduction needed. Here’s Abdul Mati Klarwein. Maybe I feel especially familiar with his style of painting because it was…
Roger Caillois’ involvement with stones isn’t so much on a scientific level, he more created a philosophy around the inner worlds of the stones.
“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.”
Ernst Fuchs was one of the most influential masters of the visionary arts movement.
Polish animator Piotr Kamler explores the unfathomable and mysterious relationship between movement and time, matter and space.