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.
Her vibrant nature scenes convey a sense of the divine in nature and are reminiscent of the Transcendental Painting Group.
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.
Apocalyptic landscapes imbued with an ominous presence, that reminds me of the frailty of everything we deem safe and irrefutable.
Lloyd Kahn is arguably the most influential pioneer of the DIY building movement that emerged in the 1960s.
Santiago Ramón y Cajal (1852-1934) was a Spanish neuroscientist and pathologist who is considered the father of modern neuroscience.
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.
Few artists have so powerfully evoked the uncanny otherness of the unconscious like Swiss artist Peter Birkhäuser.
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.
A laboratory in constant change, a small museum of desires and dreams that amuse the inner child.
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.
A poetic and cinematic research into spirituality and its music in Brazil by Priscilla Telmon & Vincent Moon.
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.
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.
The first stages of embryonic development are roughly the same for all animals, including humans.
A numinous, archetypal event that can lead to enhanced consciousness and is therefore crucial to the psyche of modern man.
This book is leading you on travels in a mysterious and visionary world.
There is already another post about Philip Kirkland but these images I’ve just found deserve to stand alone.
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.
Deep and dark, this film glides through a misty world of forest spirits, dreams, and psychotropic honey.
Surrealism based on studies of psychology, religion, the Bible, astrology, antiquity, magic, witchcraft, mythology and occultism.
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.
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.
Orgyan Chopel translates cryptic Buddhism into a simplified language of symbols, easier to understand and accept.
Rebel Wisdom uncovers the most rebellious ideas in philosophy, human potential and transcendence to find direction through the chaos of the time.
A personal project exploring the real world of scientific research. Not the stainless steel surfaces bathed in purple light, but real people in their basements working on selfbuilt contraptions
Or what being present means to me. And why I practice Ashtanga Yoga.
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.
I grew up with Tintin and I just realized how formative Hergé’s ‘ligne claire’ was for me. His distinct visual…
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 seekers of the inner spirit in outer things, wanted to carry painting beyond the appearance of the physical world.
Fludd was striving for an universal science, combining mysticism, aesthetics and the more rational sciences to an all-embracing system of knowledge.