The painter has a language which translates meaning to the viewer beyond that which the viewer’s experience can give.
On these grounds, all perception is a gamble. A meta-level is always just around the corner, and Zawada’s hyperreal imagery is a vivid glimpse into an expanded perceptual bandwidth.
Watching this video, I felt captured by a primal feeling of awe. One of these rare moments when we glimpse how inconceivably vast and powerful this reality is.
Rebel Wisdom uncovers the most rebellious ideas in philosophy, human potential and transcendence to find direction through the chaos of the time.
Over more than fifty years of creating, Schwertberger’s themes and painting style evolve continuously. The path led from a figurative fantastic realism to an almost abstract, process-like creative flow.
A trialogue on chaos and the world soul, featuring Terence McKenna, Rupert Sheldrake, Ralph Abraham – three brilliant minds sharing their views on life and the structure of reality.
These portraits of the woods are influenced by imaging neuroscience. Especially the colors are reminiscent of the artist’s experience with fluorescence microscopy.
Escher reveals a world far away from our general perception of reality, a world of mathematics, a world of abstractions, anticipating deep features of modern day cosmology.
Surrealism based on studies of psychology, religion, the Bible, astrology, antiquity, magic, witchcraft, mythology and occultism.
Paul Wunderlich was a German painter, sculptor and graphic artist. He’s one of the most important members of the Magic Realism movement.
I wanted to make a post about the Brazilian visionary artist Tuco Amalfi for some time already. Now I saw…
The Psychedelic Experience: A Manual Based on The Tibetan Book of the Dead is an instruction manual intended for use…
In this lecture Terence unfolds an ocean of ideas, a metaphor for the psychedelic dimension you are sailing out onto to cast the net of the human imagination to retrieve novel ideas out of the chaos.
Ernst Fuchs was one of the most influential masters of the visionary arts movement.
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.
The Adventurous Spark aka TAS is an Austrian 3D artist specialized in live visuals and mapping for psytrance festivals.
Robert Beatty’s artworks are exceptionally peculiar and seem impossible to pin down.
Edward James — described by Salvador Dalí as “crazier than all the Surrealists together” — designed a sculptural dream garden that defies any architectural label.
Gazing up into the kaleidoscopic worlds of these Iranian mosque ceilings invokes a feeling of transcendental glory.
This book isn’t a novel but rather a manifesto. The final work of Huxley is a sociological blueprint, a manual for living, loving and dying.
New York City born, Robert Venosa was transported into the world of fine art in the late 60’s after having…
Back in the early 1970s, Phil Kirkland created surreal textbook illustrations, mostly for psychology and health books.
This is a three and a half hour documentary for every McKenna lover.
Dive into a lush erotic jungle of entangled bodies and divine pleasures.
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.
Alexander Shulgin’s lab books were scanned in 2007 and made available online.
This film is about people who set forth to fully experience life. To shed the false shell and to return home.
The ancient and the yet unseen echoes through these arabesque hyper realms, with an almost hallucinatory effect.
In June 2015 Google engineers released a couple of images that caused a stir for everyone who’s able to grasp…
Keith Rankin is responsible for the sublime artwork of Orange Milk Records.
Symbolika is a visionary illustrator who explores the fractal, geometrical and spiritual nature of the psychedelic experience.
Swiatoslaw Wojtkowiak is a daredevil with a good eye and the guts to go beyond what meets the eye.
This account from lalaland is beautifully bridging the gap between science and spirituality to open up our perception of the world.
Fractals are a wonderful way of seeing infinity. Their beauty is only secondary after that lesson in perception.
Robert Gordon Wasson was an international banker, amateur mycologist, and author. It was him who reintroduced the ‘divine mushrooms’ to the West.
René Magritte developed key strategies and techniques to defamiliarize the familiar, to evoke the mysterious.
Toshio Saeki is a psychosexual dream weaver, a grand master of mixing myth, that dream quality and pure libido.
Hans Cousto is a mathematician, musicologist and astrologer best known for his work on the Cosmic Octave.
The feelings provoked by Robert Steven Connett’s paintings vary widely. Some will see mostly the beautiful and the interesting, and others will see only the unsettling.
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.
Ben Tolman’s ink drawings reflect the fact that there is a subtle world we only perceive in non-ordinary states of consciousness.
Gabor Maté is a Canadian physician who specializes in the study and treatment of addiction. He radiates kindness and a deep understanding of the human condition.
When the substance revealed itself to Albert Hofmann in 1943 he took on the responsibility and changed the world.
At the time when I picked the name The Door Of Perception I didn’t know much about Aldous Huxley and his teachings — because that’s what his writings are, rather than novels.
Language and all forms of image making are very insufficient means of representation. But the urge to try is strong.
This is a 10 hour weekend workshop given by Terence McKenna in Boulder, Colorado May 29-31, 1992.
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.
My appreciation for this lecture is beyond words. Grof’s thoughts basically touch all the areas that I want to explore right now.
Simon G. Powell had no real budget or crew, but he did have a Hi-8 video camera, some music equipment, a computer and lots of inspiration.
I would describe the work of Ernesto Neto as ‘body art’. It’s a supreme example of art that communicates by bodily sensations.
Paul Stamets is a mycologist and a true renaissance visionary with a pathbreaking message.
I had an experience that still resonates and vibrates deep within me. If I can keep just a mere afterglow alive, I will be a changed man.
Terence’s way of exposing culture as our operating system conveys the idea just perfectly. It’s not as determined as you might think.
The works of Zone Patcher are the very definition of digital psychedelic art.
I will step into the fire. The fire of self-discovery. This fire will not burn me, it will only burn what I am not.
I feel like there’s a shortage of Terence McKenna here. He opened a huge door into new realisations for me and I’m so grateful for that.
This video from 1998 is one of the last interviews before Terence passed away in April 2000.
It’s been a long time since the last post on Moebius. Back then I presented a selection of his black and white work…
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.
Rick Doblin is the the founder of MAPS and one of the most prominent fighters for opening our culture to the healing power of psychedelics.
Many people ask me about Ayahuasca and I’m happy to share my experiences and the information I gathered.
The film examines the re-emergence of archaic techniques of ecstasy in the modern world by weaving a synthesis of ecological…
I just had an experience that left me totally overwhelmed. I went to my first group session of Holotropic Breathwork…
No introduction needed. Here’s Abdul Mati Klarwein. Maybe I feel especially familiar with his style of painting because it was…