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.

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…

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Pierre Verger
Black Gods in Exile

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

Claudia Andujar
The Yanomami Struggle

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

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.

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.

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.

Bruce Ricker
Primordial Splendor

The painter has a language which translates meaning to the viewer beyond that which the viewer’s experience can give.

Emil Bisttram
And the Transcendental Painting Group

These seekers of the inner spirit in outer things, wanted to carry painting beyond the appearance of the physical world.

Tom Killion
Californian Topophilia

The woodcut prints of Tom Killion speak of a deep love for the landscape, a passion for the poetics of…

Maxfield Parrish
The Doctrine of Divine Light

Maxfield Parrish captures a light mood in his paintings that feels supernatural and very real and tangible at the same time.

Tuco Amalfi
The Source of Light is Within

I wanted to make a post about the Brazilian visionary artist Tuco Amalfi for some time already. Now I saw…

Jean Delville
The Age Of Splendor

Jean Delville was a Belgian painter who painted heavily symbolic scenes with a occult oriented spiritual perspective.

Caio Reisewitz
The Changing Brazilian Landscape

Reisewitz’ photographs, most of all large formats, explore the changing relation of the city and the countryside in a period of feverish economic development.

Edward S. Curtis
The North American Indian 1904 — 1924

Edward S. Curtis shows us an ancient way of life that is about to vanish. And after that the wisdom will be forever lost.

Henry David Thoreau
Walden, or Life in the Woods

“The American literature doesn’t have a more beautiful and more profound book than Walden” commented Hermann Hesse. And I knew…

David Attenborough
The Tribal Eye

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.

Icaros
One who set forth
to learn what being alive was

This film is about people who set forth to fully experience life. To shed the false shell and to return home.

Aluna
The Elder Brother’s Warning

In 1990, a BBC1 documentary film brought global attention to a remote South American people, the Kogi of Colombia, who…

Swiatoslaw Wojtkowiak
Storytelling from borderlands of worlds

Swiatoslaw Wojtkowiak is a daredevil with a good eye and the guts to go beyond what meets the eye.

Tomás Sánchez
Meditative states on canvas

Tomás Sánchez is best known as a painter of landscapes. These scenes are the sweetest praise of nature and meditation.