When I found Brenna Murphy’s work on Synaptic Stimuli I was completely captivated by the charm of novelty. The ancient and the yet unseen echoes through her arabesque hyper realms, with an almost hallucinatory effect. The materiality shines in such an alien ambience that you forget about the well-known tools that built this world.
This film is about people who set forth to fully experience life. To shed the false shell and to return home.
These are the insights of one night in september 2011. It’s straight from the heart as I felt it back then. I think it’s worth sharing.
Métamorphose is a project by French photographer Frédéric Fontenoy that consists of slit-scan self portraits created in outdoor locations.
I try to put down a marker against the fashion mumbo-jumbo of our consumer culture, that only reinforces disempowerment and…
Berndnaut Smilde performs magic. I don’t need to know how he’s creating his indoor clouds but I love it. I totally share his fascination with clouds.
Back in the early 1970s, Phil Kirkland created surreal textbook illustrations, mostly for psychology and health books.
I spent all my schooldays in this kind of architecture. But I was never taught about Anthroposophy. I wish to…
Malcolm Kirk traveled to Papua New Guinea in 1967. He returned repeatedly during the ensuing 13 years, documenting the extraordinary tribal decorations he had observed on that initial trip.
The drawn structures depict the unfathomable abundance of sensuous impulses, in order to make it available for fresh examination.
This documentary from 1996 is a celebration of life.
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.
Rabuzin found the utmost simplicity, concision and perfection in the sphere and the circle, which were to become his symbols of the absolute, symbols of completeness.
In 1912, the pitface miner Augustin Lesage heard a voice telling him that he was going to become a painter…
Michael O’Neill’s quest to capture the essence of yoga spans time, space, and peoples.
Language and all forms of image making are very insufficient means of representation. But the urge to try is strong.
Eyvind Earle is a master of contemplative landscape paintings. To me these dream-like sceneries are highly hypnotising.
Maxfield Parrish captures a light mood in his paintings that feels supernatural and very real and tangible at the same time.
The ancient art of wayfinding is an almost forgotten skill once common throughout the Pacific.
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.
These photographs capture a split second of a transient state. Just gaze into unfolding space.