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.
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.
Rimantas Dichavičius is a photographer and illustrator from Lithuania. In this book he confronts the female nude with pictures of nature.
Rebecca Reeve creates portals from the domestic into the wilderness with a bit of household drapery.
This talk is great and Terence is in a particularly good mood. Enjoy.
Sarah Schönfeld, an artist from Berlin puts different drugs on photographic negatives. The prints look fantastic…
Critical thinking in regard to technology isn’t overworked these days and it can’t hurt to reconsider our current course and if it is leading us towards a prosperous future.
This is a 10 hour weekend workshop given by Terence McKenna in Boulder, Colorado May 29-31, 1992.
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.
I’m absolutely mesmerized by Jordan Kasey‘s paintings. Her color scheme and softness of shapes and light have a dazzling effect…
Swiatoslaw Wojtkowiak is a daredevil with a good eye and the guts to go beyond what meets the eye.
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.
Karl Blossfeldt was an attentive observers of nature, a teacher of contemplation.
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.
Phyllis Galembo‘s pictures reflect the ritual adornment and spirituality of masquerade in Nigeria, Benin and Burkina Faso in West Africa.
Oscar Reutersvärd is widely acknowledged as the father of the impossible figure.
These pictures are a marvelous way to depict the infinite pool of our imagination.
No introduction needed. Here’s Abdul Mati Klarwein. Maybe I feel especially familiar with his style of painting because it was…
I featured this documentary before but I feel it deserves to stand alone.
Pedro Friedeberg and Frida Kahlo were the only two Mexican artists recognized by Andre Breton as part of the Surrealist movement.