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.
Rebel Wisdom uncovers the most rebellious ideas in philosophy, human potential and transcendence to find direction through the chaos of the time.
“We exist in relation to three things: The forest, wild animals, and our ancestor spirits. Once we lose the connection to these things, we invite demons to take hold of our destiny.”
The subject of Swiss painter Raffaello Ossola is consistent. He paints gateways into an ethereal realm.
Robert Gordon Wasson was an international banker, amateur mycologist, and author. It was him who reintroduced the ‘divine mushrooms’ to the West.
Dance is not something you do for an audience to entertain, it’s a very real experience. It can heal you.
Pedro Friedeberg and Frida Kahlo were the only two Mexican artists recognized by Andre Breton as part of the Surrealist movement.
Goldsworthy is at play with the relentless flow of the elements, forming fragile and temporary moments in time.
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.
McKenna’s offers far-sighted perspectives on the cyber punk culture and virtual reality. I miss this kind of utopian thinking these days. Where are we heading for with our technology? What could be a positive ultimate goal of it?
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.
Especially the persistent interest in depicting light characterizes the dreamlike atmosphere in the woodblock prints of Hasui Kawase
In 1990, a BBC1 documentary film brought global attention to a remote South American people, the Kogi of Colombia, who…
Reisewitz’ photographs, most of all large formats, explore the changing relation of the city and the countryside in a period of feverish economic development.
We can begin to sense that we are animals too, just one experiment among countless others, shaped in reciprocity with a living world. At first, we might see otherness, but eventually, we can recognize another person staring back at us.
Alexander Ross’ hyper worlds of cellular growth and green towering vines are one of a kind.
In my point of view these 3D animations of mandelbrot sets are a very effective way of getting a glimpse of infinity
The series investigates the effects of high voltage and household cleaning products on instant pull apart color film.
Every time I return to Terence McKenna I am amazed once more. Hours of listening just fly by.
I am fascinated by people who make the bold step into alternative ways of living. If none of the given choices seem to fit you, create your own!
Back in the early 1970s, Phil Kirkland created surreal textbook illustrations, mostly for psychology and health books.