Escher reveals a world far away from our general perception of reality, a world of mathematics, a world of abstractions, anticipating deep features of modern day cosmology.
Fludd was striving for an universal science, combining mysticism, aesthetics and the more rational sciences to an all-embracing system of knowledge.
Surrealism based on studies of psychology, religion, the Bible, astrology, antiquity, magic, witchcraft, mythology and occultism.
The base of Michiel Schuurman’s graphic work is a certain logic – whether natural, scientific or historical. Geeky algorithms, natural…
I wanted to make a post about the Brazilian visionary artist Tuco Amalfi for some time already. Now I saw…
The photography of Tyrone Williams is a reminder that beauty is to be found everywhere — In trash cans, puddles and rearview mirrors. Beauty is in the eye of the beholder.
This film is based on the 1967 book of the same name. It’s a radical critique of mass marketing and its role in the alienation of modern society.
Craig Burrows photographs plants and flowers using a type of photography called UVIVF or ultraviolet-induced visible fluorescence.
In this lecture Terence unfolds an ocean of ideas, a metaphor for the psychedelic dimension you are sailing out onto to cast the net of the human imagination to retrieve novel ideas out of the chaos.
Goudal makes no attempt to hide any evidence of fabrication, drawing attention to the artificial, man-made aspect of photography
Continuum Movement is a dynamic inquiry into what it is to be a human being, providing a method to consciously explore ourself as an unfolding biological and planetary process.
A series of films about how humans have been colonized by the machines we have built. Although we don’t realize it, the way we see everything in the world today is through the eyes of the computers.
Kevin Lucbert draws doors into parallel universes. And he mostly uses the color blue, which obviously fits to DOP. It…
This series is about how those in power have used Freud’s theories to try and control the dangerous crowd in an age of mass democracy.
This is a three and a half hour documentary for every McKenna lover.
Pavel Tchelitchew clearly was a seer of the unseen, a true visionary artist.
Alexander Shulgin’s lab books were scanned in 2007 and made available online.
In June 2015 Google engineers released a couple of images that caused a stir for everyone who’s able to grasp…
Kirlian believed that images created by Kirlian Photography might depict a conjectural energy field or aura, that surrounds all living things.
This account from lalaland is beautifully bridging the gap between science and spirituality to open up our perception of the world.
Robert Gordon Wasson was an international banker, amateur mycologist, and author. It was him who reintroduced the ‘divine mushrooms’ to the West.
Richard Feynman is one of those rare scientists who win you over with more than their titles and awards.
Language and all forms of image making are very insufficient means of representation. But the urge to try is strong.
This is a 10 hour weekend workshop given by Terence McKenna in Boulder, Colorado May 29-31, 1992.
Turrell is an artist who works with the nature of perception. He uses light to make you perceive your perceiving.
I would describe the work of Ernesto Neto as ‘body art’. It’s a supreme example of art that communicates by bodily sensations.
Oscar Reutersvärd is widely acknowledged as the father of the impossible figure.
I had an experience that still resonates and vibrates deep within me. If I can keep just a mere afterglow alive, I will be a changed man.
Most probably I will never look down at mother ship earth from space. But some astronauts did when they set out to explore the final frontier.
Richard Mosse‘s infrared photography makes you think about the very act of perception.
This video from 1998 is one of the last interviews before Terence passed away in April 2000.
Cymatics is the study of visible sound and vibration. The phenomenon is visualized with various materials…
This message is so utterly beautiful in its implications that I just want to believe it! Love & gratitude materializes in beauty.
After so much exploring the inner worlds and energetic realms, back to matter.
In my point of view these 3D animations of mandelbrot sets are a very effective way of getting a glimpse of infinity
The fantastic Marina Abramović wants to share her legacy with the world. It’s all her knowledge condensed into a method — The Abramović Method.
I’m just realizing that many people don’t know Aldous Huxley‘s classic book about his experiences with mescaline. It’s years ago since I read it myself but I think the title is a brilliant metaphor for the psychedelic experience.
Hans-Peter Dürr — a luminous figure of science today. Such academic knowledge and reputation rarely come with wisdom and openness. I wish more scientists would be like him.
This talk really has it in it. So much truth in so simple words. Here’s more of him.