Kogi Wisdom
A Book of Balance

The Kogi hold a unique position; on a bloodstained continent they alone have never been conquered, and have succeeded in preserving their four thousand year old understanding of the world.

Martín Bollati
This Past Does Not Exist

The publication uses AI to mash up ages, geographies and traditions, creating virtual artifacts indistinguishable from historical records.

Terence McKenna
The Age of Confusion

I haven’t shared anything from Terence McKenna in almost seven years, and yet few thinkers had a stronger influence on…

Friedrich W. Stumpfi
Cosmic Fertilization of the Spirit

He calls himself a cosmic illustrator, visual alchemist and psychonaut. All images are from his left hand.

Utopian Visionaries
Dostoevsky & Le Guin

These two visionary tales are written hundred years apart, under very different conditions by very different authors yet they make a great match.

Biosphere 2
& Spaceship Earth

Biosphere 2 was one of the most lauded experiments of the 1990s, then one of the most ridiculed. Now it is back, offering a unique way to put theories about climate and environment to the test.

Valdir Cruz
Faces of the Rainforest

The Brazilian-born photographer Valdir Cruz has lived in the United States for more than thirty years, yet much of his…

Alexey Kljatov
Macro Snowflakes

Despite their brief existence, snowflakes are a testament to the limitless creativity woven into the fabric of the natural world.

Amy Woodward
Birth of a Mother

Amy Woodward’s tender photographic eye focuses on portraying the experience of early parenthood. A pivotal moment for everybody living through…

The Whole Earth Catalog
Access to Tools

The Whole Earth Catalog, first published in 1968, can be considered the bible of counterculture in the 60s and 70s. It compiles tools that can empower the individual within the global community.

Micah Ofstedahl
The Invisible Force

Realistic representations of observable reality altered by invisible mysteries of life made visible.

Molly Greene
False Vegetation Gods

I hope that I’m starting to play in that space between conventional ideas of what a human should be and what a human could be.

Sebastião Salgado
Amazônia

Photojournalist Sebastião Salgado traveled the Brazilian Amazon for six years to document the unfathomable wonder of this last frontier. The forest, the rivers, the mountains, and the people who live there.

Sharon Ellis
Tumult in Earth, Calm in Heaven

Her vibrant nature scenes convey a sense of the divine in nature and are reminiscent of the Transcendental Painting Group.

Friedrich
Schröder Sonnenstern
Lunatic or Artist

After a tumultuous life, often in conflict with the law, including periods in psychiatric hospitals, the founding of a sect and practicing as a fortune teller and healer, he began to draw at the age of 57.

Pete Mauney
A Slice of Eternity

I think it is fair to say that Pete Mauney is obsessed with photographing fireflies. For more than twenty years he finds solace in his nocturnal wanderings and an inexhaustible challenge for the next interesting composition.

Marjorie Cameron
Songs for the Witch Woman

Cameron was an American artist, poet, actress, and occultist who emerged as a key figure in the California counterculture movement in the 1950s and 60s.

Female Pentimento
The Permeability of Reality

Apocalyptic landscapes imbued with an ominous presence, that reminds me of the frailty of everything we deem safe and irrefutable.

Lloyd Kahn
Shelter not Cabinporn

Lloyd Kahn is arguably the most influential pioneer of the DIY building movement that emerged in the 1960s.

Freddy Mamani
Totems of Andean Futurism

His buildings are nothing less than an exuberant act of self-expression by Bolivia’s long-marginalized indigenous majority.

Santiago Ramón y Cajal
The Beautiful Brain

Santiago Ramón y Cajal (1852-1934) was a Spanish neuroscientist and pathologist who is considered the father of modern neuroscience.

David Uzochukwu
Drown in my Magic

David Uzochukwu (born 1998) is an Austrian-Nigerian artist engaging with longing and belonging through (self) portraiture. He uses photography and…

Sophy Hollington
Carving New Realities

Sophy Hollington is a Brighton-based illustrator who has made a name for herself through her unique take on futuristic folklore realized in linocut.

The Root Atlas
Unearthed Intelligence

The following drawings are taken from the Wurzelatlas, a book series that began in 1960 and is regarded as the standard work on root research.

Emma Larsson
Dreams of Beings Alive

She describes her work as an ongoing exploration without rules and conventions, inspired by the desire to live.

Selvesportrait
A Remembrance of Beauty

The person behind the name Selvesportrait is a nomadic seeker, a nature worshipper and a naked mirror to the infinite beauty.

Planetary Healers Manual
Survival into the 21st Century

This book is a New Age classic but just one of many publications in the same spirit springing from the counterculture of the late 1960s.

Peter Birkhäuser
Light from the Darkness

Few artists have so powerfully evoked the uncanny otherness of the unconscious like Swiss artist Peter Birkhäuser.

Alexis Pichot
Nocturnal Rites of Passage

The long-time exposures Alexis brings back from his solitary immersions into the night reflect a desire for stillness, to retrieve a timeless meaning lost to modern man.

Irene Hardwicke Olivieri
Rewilding the Heart

Her paintings speak to us with such a refreshing immediacy, reminding us how wild it is to be alive.

Levon Biss
The Hidden Beauty of Seeds & Fruits

Each picture reveals minute features and textures that are normally invisible to the naked eye.

Julia Turk
Navigators Tarot of the Mystic Sea

I have always been drawn to things I found suggestive but couldn’t understand. The tarot is such a theme that speaks to my imagination but I can’t explain what it really is.

Marcelo Pinel
Cyber Mystic Garden

A laboratory in constant change, a small museum of desires and dreams that amuse the inner child.

Kaljo Põllu
Eternity, Heaven and Earth

Like a deep well evoking forgotten concepts about origins, belonging, and the presence of spiritual forces in the world.

Wolfgang Hutter
Unquenched Desires and the Big Fear

Wolfgang Hutter was clearly gifted with an exceptional receptivity to feel the call of beauty and the creative power to translate it back into form.

Loie Hollowell
Maternal Embodiment

Her body of work is an expression of her sensuality as a woman going through the different stages of pregnancy from conception to birth to motherhood.

Isamu Noguchi
Playscapes

Noguchi fought for the reintegration of the arts toward some purposeful and social end, and nowhere was this more apparent than in its playground designs.

Lawren Harris
Summit of the Soul

Lawren Harris was born into one of Canada’s wealthiest families and was destined for a life in aristocratic circles, yet he always felt more at home in the great outdoors.

Híbridos
The Spirits of Brazil

A poetic and cinematic research into spirituality and its music in Brazil by Priscilla Telmon & Vincent Moon.

Adrian Fisk
Until The Last Oak Falls

A book of unseen photographs documenting the early days of the British direct action environmental movement from 1995—1999.

Hamzeh Carr
The Light of Asia

The Light of Asia is a famous narrative poem that tells the life and time of Prince Gautama Siddhartha, who after attaining enlightenment, became the Buddha.

Gage Taylor
The Holy Grove

His meticulously rendered landscapes suggest a nostalgia for Eden and the availability of peace and joy through an expanded awareness of the beauty inherent in the land.

David Jien
The Tale of the Inner Struggle

The narrative drawings reflect the eternal human struggle for the right path in life, alongside our demons.

Alexis R.
Embroidery of Autonomy

A few hours ago I found this woman sitting on the floor near the marketplace of a small town in Southern France.

Pierre Verger
Black Gods in Exile

From detached gaze to initiatory knowledge: Verger is a true messenger between worlds.

DOP Mixtape II
Nothing Lasts but
Nothing is Lost

This is a little gift in remembrance of an unsanitized rave culture, that is so much more than mere escapism.

Ithell Colquhoun
Psychomorphologies

After decades of neglect, the British artist and writer Ithell Colquhoun is finally recognized as one of the most exciting and creative occult thinkers of the 20th century.

Klaudia B. Lewandowski
A Sensuous World

Klaudia B. Lewandowski is a photographer and creator of visual poetry, based in Berlin. She looks at the world through the eyes of a curious child, collecting sticks and stones and flowers along the way.

Becoming
The Genesis of Life

The first stages of embryonic development are roughly the same for all animals, including humans.

Claudia Andujar
The Yanomami Struggle

Andujar’s legacy is a shining example of art and activism coming together as one.

Arno Rafael Minkkinen
Body Land

For more than forty years, Arno Rafael Minkkinen has been photographing his body immersed in nature. What you see happening in the image happened in front of the lens.

William Blake
The Book of Job as an Encounter with the Self

A numinous, archetypal event that can lead to enhanced consciousness and is therefore crucial to the psyche of modern man.

Dying to Know
The Mystical World

This book is leading you on travels in a mysterious and visionary world.

Ama
Women of the Sea

The term Ama literally means ‘women of the sea’, as women were always the preferred divers in Japan.

Philip Kirkland
Energy Ecstasy and your Seven Vital Chakras

There is already another post about Philip Kirkland but these images I’ve just found deserve to stand alone.

Agnes Pelton
Desert Visionary

Agnes Lawrence Pelton (1881–1961) was a member of the Transcendental Painting Group, dedicated to the principles of creating and promoting a pure abstract painting style imbued with spiritual intent.

Charles Burchfield
The Shimmer of Nature

Burchfield’s nature scenes strike me as among the most experiential art I know, as he’s able to put you right into his synesthetic experience of nature.

The Last Honey Hunter
of Nepal

Deep and dark, this film glides through a misty world of forest spirits, dreams, and psychotropic honey.

Johfra Bosschart
Unio Mystica

Surrealism based on studies of psychology, religion, the Bible, astrology, antiquity, magic, witchcraft, mythology and occultism.

Bryan Haynes
Above the Beyond

Bryan Haynes’ ability to portray trees in an otherworldly light speaks to me in the most visceral way. It awakens a memory I carry within, of another kind of seeing.

Christopher Alexander
The Timeless Way of Building

To seek the timeless way we must first know the quality without a name. There is a central quality which is the root criterion of life and spirit in a man, a town, a building, or a wilderness.

Stanley Keleman
Emotional Anatomy

This seminal book by Stanley Keleman explores the notion that physical human shape is interrelated with one’s emotional and psychological reality — mapping the geometry of somatic consciousness.

Stanisław Szukalski
Behold! The Fall of Man

Stanisław Szukalski’s strong nationalistic affinity, coupled with a megalomaniac self-image made him the priest of a nation, that was to hail him the greatest of living artists.

Franciszek Starowieyski
The Opulence of Demise

Franciszek Starowieyski liked to think of himself as a draftsman from the 17th century. The lushness of form and erotic exuberance is truly Baroque.