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.
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.
Her vibrant nature scenes convey a sense of the divine in nature and are reminiscent of the Transcendental Painting Group.
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.
Apocalyptic landscapes imbued with an ominous presence, that reminds me of the frailty of everything we deem safe and irrefutable.
David Uzochukwu (born 1998) is an Austrian-Nigerian artist engaging with longing and belonging through (self) portraiture. He uses photography and…
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.
She describes her work as an ongoing exploration without rules and conventions, inspired by the desire to live.
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.
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.
Her paintings speak to us with such a refreshing immediacy, reminding us how wild it is to be alive.
Each picture reveals minute features and textures that are normally invisible to the naked eye.
Like a deep well evoking forgotten concepts about origins, belonging, and the presence of spiritual forces in the world.
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.
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 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.
A poetic and cinematic research into spirituality and its music in Brazil by Priscilla Telmon & Vincent Moon.
A book of unseen photographs documenting the early days of the British direct action environmental movement from 1995—1999.
A few hours ago I found this woman sitting on the floor near the marketplace of a small town in Southern France.
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.
The first stages of embryonic development are roughly the same for all animals, including humans.
Andujar’s legacy is a shining example of art and activism coming together as one.
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.
This book is leading you on travels in a mysterious and visionary world.
The term Ama literally means ‘women of the sea’, as women were always the preferred divers in Japan.
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.
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.
Deep and dark, this film glides through a misty world of forest spirits, dreams, and psychotropic honey.
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.
The images of Simen Johan speak to me because of their perfection, showing us the animal kingdom in a supernatural…
The painter has a language which translates meaning to the viewer beyond that which the viewer’s experience can give.
We can begin to sense that we are animals too, just one experiment among countless others, shaped in reciprocity with a living world. At first, we might see otherness, but eventually, we can recognize another person staring back at us.
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.
“We exist in relation to three things: The forest, wild animals, and our ancestor spirits. Once we lose the connection to these things, we invite demons to take hold of our destiny.”
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.
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.
Or what being present means to me. And why I practice Ashtanga Yoga.
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 portraits of the woods are influenced by imaging neuroscience. Especially the colors are reminiscent of the artist’s experience with fluorescence microscopy.
Especially the persistent interest in depicting light characterizes the dreamlike atmosphere in the woodblock prints of Hasui Kawase
Seeds are the most complex organs produced by plants, capable of traveling space and time to ensure the biodiversity of our planet.
The image of Bali as a place of great physical beauty laced with a mysterious spirituality has its origins in the works of a small circle of bohemian expats in the 1930, of whom Spies was the most influential.
Joth Shakerley is following the Rainbow Family for over twenty years. The pictures he brought back are beyond words.
The woodcut prints of Tom Killion speak of a deep love for the landscape, a passion for the poetics of…
Maxfield Parrish captures a light mood in his paintings that feels supernatural and very real and tangible at the same time.
A cosmic drama featuring the two interstellar repairmen Stel and Atan who rediscover humanity’s true state of being.
I wanted to make a post about the Brazilian visionary artist Tuco Amalfi for some time already. Now I saw…
Primitive Technology is a hobby where you make things in the wild completely from scratch using no modern tools or materials. This is the strict rule.
Jean Delville was a Belgian painter who painted heavily symbolic scenes with a occult oriented spiritual perspective.
For more than fifty years the Dillon’s formed one of the most successful and influential illustrator partnership.
Alexander Ross’ hyper worlds of cellular growth and green towering vines are one of a kind.
Craig Burrows photographs plants and flowers using a type of photography called UVIVF or ultraviolet-induced visible fluorescence.
How do we want to live? These people choose a life away from the cities, willing to abandon lifestyles based on performance, efficiency and consumption.
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 synchronicity of discovering Esther Teichmann at this moment in my life is striking. I am surrounded by lush nature and the promise of the unknown speaks to me beyond language.
There is a small group of painters who are able to invoke nature’s serene magic. Isono is one of them and his love for the forest is very tangible.
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 James — described by Salvador Dalí as “crazier than all the Surrealists together” — designed a sculptural dream garden that defies any architectural label.
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.
Today I picked up one of my favorite books, Island by Aldous Huxley, his radical blueprint for a better world.…
Filmed mostly on a stationary 16mm camera, this documentary is the modern-day Walden.
Dive into a lush erotic jungle of entangled bodies and divine pleasures.