Vaka Valo’s ongoing ‘Dream Diary’ series brilliantly repurposes schematic illustrations scanned from instruction manuals and turns them into unsettling nightmares. He achieves a dreamlike other-worldliness only reached by few artists. Especially Toshio Saeki evokes a similar feeling in me, although using more explicit images.
Thorgerson’s metaphorical language to me feels like as if Magritte would have been into photography instead of painting.
Steve Axford does what he likes most. It’s taking pictures and exploring the living world that unfolds evermore interconnectedness to him.
Jacob Kirkegaard‘s photo series Nagaras 1 and 2 explores a sonic phenomenon which only occurs in a few deserts around…
Robert Beatty’s artworks are exceptionally peculiar and seem impossible to pin down.
La Planète sauvage is a classic of surreal animation. But it’s far more than just dazzlingly beautiful, it holds many thought-provoking ideas to contemplate on.
The art of dying, the experience of letting go all that is known is almost forgotten in our culture.
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.
Kirlian believed that images created by Kirlian Photography might depict a conjectural energy field or aura, that surrounds all living things.
Edward S. Curtis shows us an ancient way of life that is about to vanish. And after that the wisdom will be forever lost.
Hans Cousto is a mathematician, musicologist and astrologer best known for his work on the Cosmic Octave.
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.
Karolina’s mission is the transmutation of reality, her work far more than mere adornment — she weaves the umbilical thread that reminds us of dimensions we have just forgotten about.
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.
No introduction needed. Here’s Abdul Mati Klarwein. Maybe I feel especially familiar with his style of painting because it was…
The subject of Swiss painter Raffaello Ossola is consistent. He paints gateways into an ethereal realm.
Georgia O’Keeffe is mostly known for her large-scale paintings of natural forms and flowers at close range with which she sought to share the beauty she witnessed.
Every time I return to Terence McKenna I am amazed once more. Hours of listening just fly by.
I never liked generative art. Until I found Jonathan McCabe. He changed that in an instant.
This video from 1998 is one of the last interviews before Terence passed away in April 2000.
Why is it that looking at an open body causes such revulsion?