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.
Surrealism based on studies of psychology, religion, the Bible, astrology, antiquity, magic, witchcraft, mythology and occultism.
Joth Shakerley is following the Rainbow Family for over twenty years. The pictures he brought back are beyond words.
Paul Wunderlich was a German painter, sculptor and graphic artist. He’s one of the most important members of the Magic Realism movement.
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…
Schematic illustrations scanned from instruction manuals turned into unsettling nightmares. He achieves a dreamlike other-worldliness only reached by few artists.
The Psychedelic Experience: A Manual Based on The Tibetan Book of the Dead is an instruction manual intended for use…
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.
Ernst Fuchs was one of the most influential masters of the visionary arts movement.
This little chapter from The Center of the Cyclone by John C. Lilly turned out to be a piece of wisdom that stood the test of time.
The Adventurous Spark aka TAS is an Austrian 3D artist specialized in live visuals and mapping for psytrance festivals.
Robert Beatty’s artworks are exceptionally peculiar and seem impossible to pin down.
Edward James — described by Salvador Dalí as “crazier than all the Surrealists together” — designed a sculptural dream garden that defies any architectural label.
Gazing up into the kaleidoscopic worlds of these Iranian mosque ceilings invokes a feeling of transcendental glory.
This book isn’t a novel but rather a manifesto. The final work of Huxley is a sociological blueprint, a manual for living, loving and dying.
New York City born, Robert Venosa was transported into the world of fine art in the late 60’s after having…
Back in the early 1970s, Phil Kirkland created surreal textbook illustrations, mostly for psychology and health books.
This is a three and a half hour documentary for every McKenna lover.
Dive into a lush erotic jungle of entangled bodies and divine pleasures.
This film from 1997 pays homage to Aldous Huxley, the seer who was nearly blind. His cultural criticism and social prophecy still remind us of great dangers and infinite potentials.
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.
This film is about people who set forth to fully experience life. To shed the false shell and to return home.
The ancient and the yet unseen echoes through these arabesque hyper realms, with an almost hallucinatory effect.
In June 2015 Google engineers released a couple of images that caused a stir for everyone who’s able to grasp…
Keith Rankin is responsible for the sublime artwork of Orange Milk Records.
Symbolika is a visionary illustrator who explores the fractal, geometrical and spiritual nature of the psychedelic experience.
Swiatoslaw Wojtkowiak is a daredevil with a good eye and the guts to go beyond what meets the eye.
This account from lalaland is beautifully bridging the gap between science and spirituality to open up our perception of the world.
Fractals are a wonderful way of seeing infinity. Their beauty is only secondary after that lesson in perception.
Robert Gordon Wasson was an international banker, amateur mycologist, and author. It was him who reintroduced the ‘divine mushrooms’ to the West.