Best known for his fashion photography, Irving Penn’s repertoire also includes portraits of creative greats, still lifes and ethnographic photographs from around the world. For his long-term project Worlds in a Small Room he used a portable studio lit with natural light only. This setup allowed him to stage the locals in front of his infamous stained canvas while still close to their daily life.
Steve Axford does what he likes most. It’s taking pictures and exploring the living world that unfolds evermore interconnectedness to him.
I never liked generative art. Until I found Jonathan McCabe. He changed that in an instant.
Back in the early 1970s, Phil Kirkland created surreal textbook illustrations, mostly for psychology and health books.
Every time I return to Terence McKenna I am amazed once more. Hours of listening just fly by.
Alexander Ross’ hyper worlds of cellular growth and green towering vines are one of a kind.
The film does not attempt to tell the life story of a poet. Rather, the filmmaker had tried to recreate the poet’s inner world.
Jon Rafman explores the impact of technology on contemporary consciousness, modern social interactions, communities and virtual realities.
Cacti and succulents are plants with fascinating characteristics. And this series portrays them in the most beautiful way.
The mere fact that you exist is quite awesome. The way you came into this existence is a unsurpassable miracle hard to believe.
The term Mysore Style means you practice a memorized yoga sequence without being led by a teacher. The role of the teacher is to guide as well as provide adjustments or assists in postures.
Karl Blossfeldt was an attentive observers of nature, a teacher of contemplation.
The series investigates the effects of high voltage and household cleaning products on instant pull apart color film.
This 3D printing project is so extraordinary because of it’s self-sufficiency. It creates objects out of sun and sand. Of course it’s still in the early stages of development. But imagine what this could do in the future.
Drawings from Philippe Caza‘s Hydrogenesis.
Published in 1973, The Secret Life of Plants was written by Peter Tompkins and Christopher Bird. It is described as…
J. D. ‘Okhai Ojeikere’s work captures the intersection of cultural tradition and personal expression.
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 love Benoit Paillé’s unusual and sensationally effective way to work with light and color.
Why is it that looking at an open body causes such revulsion?
Wim Hof is a modern-day yogi, a teacher of self-empowerment — not a stuntman.