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.
Anna Paola Guerra is living and working in Belo Horizonte, Brazil. And since I discovered her photos I feel the…
I just had an experience that left me totally overwhelmed. I went to my first group session of Holotropic Breathwork…
This book is a must for all future parents. Besides that they don’t need to learn much.
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.
Michael O’Neill’s quest to capture the essence of yoga spans time, space, and peoples.
Edward S. Curtis shows us an ancient way of life that is about to vanish. And after that the wisdom will be forever lost.
I hesitated to make this post because what it reveals is a rather weird presentation of human desire. But ultimately…
After so much exploring the inner worlds and energetic realms, back to matter.
If you think you are a spiritual energetic being then you will heal yourself by merely realizing what you truly are. Shamans are your helpers on this path.
A primal heart still beats in Europe. Rural people all over the continent kept the connection to nature’s rhythm and celebrate the seasonal cycle. They invoke death but bestow fertile life.
No introduction needed. Here’s Abdul Mati Klarwein. Maybe I feel especially familiar with his style of painting because it was…
The base of Michiel Schuurman’s graphic work is a certain logic – whether natural, scientific or historical. Geeky algorithms, natural…
Kevin Lucbert draws doors into parallel universes. And he mostly uses the color blue, which obviously fits to DOP. It…
This documentary from 1996 is a celebration of life.
Swiatoslaw Wojtkowiak is a daredevil with a good eye and the guts to go beyond what meets the eye.
Research indicates that shamans access an intelligence, which they say is nature’s, and which gives them information that has stunning correspondences with molecular biology.
We all know this masterpiece but the delight is in the detail.
Beneath our everyday world there is a miniature universe of cells, trillions of tiny worlds, unseen and beautiful. This is the machinery of life and it never rests!
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?
A cosmic drama featuring the two interstellar repairmen Stel and Atan who rediscover humanity’s true state of being.