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Graffiti grandparents in Portugal

February 15th, 2017|

Meet Portugal’s oldest graffiti posse: a diverse clan of retirees, virally known as Graffiti grandparents.
These are the members of Lata 65, a WOOL Fest arts education group for seniors founded by Lara Rodrigues. For the past few years, Rodrigues has been dedicated to breaking down ageist stereotypes and cultural perceptions through her senior-focused theory seminars and two-day workshops.
In […]

The conscience of LOVE

February 14th, 2017|

The conscience of LOVE – A talk given by Laurence Newey, Lucis Trust, at an open meeting entitled: Esoteric Perspectives on a Science of Consciousness.

The relationship between love and consciousness is a prime focus of the Alice Bailey teachings, and, in particular, the increasing radiation of love by those who are starting to transcend the […]

Shots of Awe by Jason Silva: LOVE

February 14th, 2017|

Happy Valentines Day!
Our gift to you, a selection of the most beautiful Shots of Awe from Jason Silva about LOVE. Ever ponder the miracle of life? Or perhaps wonder about the evolution of intelligence? In Shots of Awe, Jason Silva chases his inspiration addiction as he explores these topics and more.

Enjoy!

New Species of Psychedelic Lichen Contains Tryptamine and Psilocybin

February 13th, 2017|

Ask any biologist and he’ll tell you lichens are an intriguing bunch.
They exist only because of a symbiotic relationship between algae (or cyanobacteria) and fungi. The fungus creates a network that sustains, hydrates and protects the alga, which in turn provides sugars through photosynthesis. So, while they exhibit plant-like characteristics, they are not plants. They […]

A Japanese priest has built a real techno temple

February 10th, 2017|

A DJ-turned-Buddhist priest, Gyōsen Asakura, is currently raising money to do psychedelic “techno memorial services” at the Shō-onji (照恩寺) temple in Fukui City in central Japan. The 49-year-old priest has already hosted two such services; the video above was taken during a service in October last year. Asakura is now hoping to purchase better equipment […]

We Are Shining “Wheel” video

February 3rd, 2017|

Mill+ Director Carl Addy directs this eclectic debut music video ‘Wheel’ for the London based duo We Are Shining as a way to visually articulate the band’s mesmerising sound. Working closely with We Are Shining, the Mill+ team visually represent the band’s influences and inspirations in this video through a montage of stills and video […]

Creative Rap Celebrities Paper Stop-Motion

February 1st, 2017|

Isaac Versaw spends his time creating, imagining, new original and creative Paper Stop-Motion design projects.
This one is titled Rap, Paper, Scissors and alludes to the famous game “stone-paper-scissors”: He ingeniously cuts hip-hop stars in color paper, animating them with stop-motion. We find Jay-Z, Tupac, Eminem, Drake and Notorious Big together with their cult phrases. Search, discover and […]

Beautiful animation – Freud, Fish and Butterfly by Haiyang Wang

February 1st, 2017|

Beautiful animation doesn’t give it justice – It’s a piece of art.
Becoming a professional animator isn’t something that’s usually, like any profession or career, achieved in just a few weeks, months or even years. It’s a career path that takes a great deal of love and dedication to the art form, but if you love it then […]

Animated GIFs by Alice Tortue

January 31st, 2017|

The French artist Alice Tiroille (better known by her pseudonym Alice Tortue) is a specialist in animation and 3D.
Through its pop and colored illustrations, it is sometimes possible to distinguish references to pop-culture, for example in Miyazaki, or else simple fixed scenes, similar to planets, which she subtly animates in a graphic style of her […]

Paintings by Beata Chrzanowska

January 31st, 2017|

Beata Chrzanowska‘s works encompass what a tender dance between color and form would look like.
Highly realistic yet minimal, her painted figures naturally coexist among sharp spontaneous geometry. She illustrates the intoxicating feeling of a first kiss with her mixed-media paintings. Inspired by Art Deco, she frames her subjects’ faces in geometric patterns with bold color schemes. […]