Take a close look at insects and remember how inconceivably wild and manifold life shapes on this planet. How do these alien creatures perceive the world? It works like this but doesn’t really answer the question.
On these grounds, all perception is a gamble. A meta-level is always just around the corner, and Zawada’s hyperreal imagery is a vivid glimpse into an expanded perceptual bandwidth.
The western culture is devoid of meaningful rituals that help you grow through the stages of life. I think that’s the reason why I’m so fascinated when I find it in other cultures.
Sarah Schönfeld, an artist from Berlin puts different drugs on photographic negatives. The prints look fantastic…
I’m a promoter of the psychedelic experience as you might have figured. More people of high reputation need to come out of the closet and speak out about it.
Asger Carlsen’s pictures make me think about my human form and its range of functions.
A primal heart still beats in Europe. Rural people all over the continent kept the connection to nature’s rhythm and celebrate the seasonal cycle. They invoke death but bestow fertile life.
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.
Kevin Lucbert draws doors into parallel universes. And he mostly uses the color blue, which obviously fits to DOP. It…
Fractals are a wonderful way of seeing infinity. Their beauty is only secondary after that lesson in perception.
Gurdjieff’s teaching combines mystical elements of Sufism, Buddhism, Christianity, Gnosticism, Zoroastrianism and the Kabbalah.
Ernst Fuchs was one of the most influential masters of the visionary arts movement.
Swiatoslaw Wojtkowiak is a daredevil with a good eye and the guts to go beyond what meets the eye.
The skin of another is as cryptic as the vastness of the heavens above. But we try to find meaning, with celestial maps of heavenly bodies.
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!
Escher reveals a world far away from our general perception of reality, a world of mathematics, a world of abstractions, anticipating deep features of modern day cosmology.
The art of dying, the experience of letting go all that is known is almost forgotten in our culture.
Over more than fifty years of creating, Schwertberger’s themes and painting style evolve continuously. The path led from a figurative fantastic realism to an almost abstract, process-like creative flow.
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 book is the best reminder that a computer screen can’t replace the printing quality of a well produced book. The nuances of black are outstanding…
Symbolika is a visionary illustrator who explores the fractal, geometrical and spiritual nature of the psychedelic experience.