Automatic Earth refers to what I see as a ‘blue print’ that exists within nature; a plan within each organism to automatically generate a particular form or pattern that is then, inevitably flawed.
Fludd was striving for an universal science, combining mysticism, aesthetics and the more rational sciences to an all-embracing system of knowledge.
Joth Shakerley is following the Rainbow Family for over twenty years. The pictures he brought back are beyond words.
Best known for his fashion photography, Irving Penn’s repertoire also includes portraits of creative greats, still lifes and ethnographic photographs…
The term Mysore Style means you practice a memorized yoga sequence without being led by a teacher. The role of the teacher is to guide as well as provide adjustments or assists in postures.
Gerhard Riebicke’s photography paved the way for the awakening of the Lebensreform movement in the early 20th century.
I’m aware of Ana Noble and her life at the navel of the moon (Mexico City) since I discovered her flickr stream many years ago.
The art of dying, the experience of letting go all that is known is almost forgotten in our culture.
Flor Garduño’s pictures are a celebration of eternal womanhood and fecundity of nature.
Edward S. Curtis shows us an ancient way of life that is about to vanish. And after that the wisdom will be forever lost.
End Time City is Michael Ackerman’s radical portrayal of the Indian city of Benares, the holy City of Light on the shore of the Ganges.
J. D. ‘Okhai Ojeikere’s work captures the intersection of cultural tradition and personal expression.
The skin of another is as cryptic as the vastness of the heavens above. But we try to find meaning, with celestial maps of heavenly bodies.
Frieder Grindler is one of the big names of German poster design in the second half of the 20th century.
Every day anew I am fascinated by the human form, my body. While looking at my trembling feet in a yoga pose, I wonder what this body is.
Yoga: The Art of Transformation was the first major exhibition that explores the visual history of yoga.
Jerry Uelsmann uses the technique of combination printing to create his dreamlike scenes.
This book is the best reminder that a computer screen can’t replace the printing quality of a well produced book. The nuances of black are outstanding…
Beth Moon has been photographing some of the largest, rarest, and oldest trees on Earth for the past fourteen years.
Ben Tolman’s ink drawings reflect the fact that there is a subtle world we only perceive in non-ordinary states of consciousness.
Tomorrow November 12 the space probe Rosetta will deploy a lander to the surface of the comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko.
Asger Carlsen’s pictures make me think about my human form and its range of functions.
Daehyun Kim’s Moonassi series is his life-time project. He draws to meditate on himself and others. And the others again can use the drawings to contemplate as well.
I hesitated to make this post because what it reveals is a rather weird presentation of human desire. But ultimately…
If the human being is the only animal that knows it lives in time, the movie is about that knowledge, a modern fairy tale about the nature of being alive.
The objective of this series was to examine the effect of the elemental forces on the site; and to lift the actual sand off the surface and to fix it in its exact place and shape.
Rimantas Dichavičius is a photographer and illustrator from Lithuania. In this book he confronts the female nude with pictures of nature.
Karl Blossfeldt was an attentive observers of nature, a teacher of contemplation.
I want to tell you about the Lebensreform movement in the early 20th century. The problems back then were the same like today.
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!
Every belief system has to offer a good story. The more poetic and sensational the more likely to find followers. Paul Gustave Doré‘s way of depicting Christian imagery is a great example.
Drawings from Philippe Caza‘s Hydrogenesis.