Saturday, 6 February 2016

The Disturbing Surreal Art of Christian Elder


Christian Elder (b. 1982) is a talented visionary artist from Germany. Find out bio, drawings and paintings on reality-must-die  
























































































































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Forever Loving Bob

















( Feb. 6, 1945 / May 11, 1981 )

Friday, 5 February 2016

The Weird Graphic Art of Redmer Hoekstra


Dutch artist Redmer Hoekstra (b. 1982) skillfully merges animals, usual objects, human faces and other things in his (mostly) black and white drawings. You can find his nice works here 










































































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( via Chinadaily )

The Fascinating History of Legal/Illegal Psychedelic Therapy


Ancient psychoactive plant sacrements like peyote, ayahuasca or psylocibin mushrooms, novel psychedelics like LSD and emphatogens like MDMA have been demonized, put in the same undifferentiated and unscientific cauldron of the  'poisons and illicit substances', on the one hand impeding a legitimate and promising scientific research and on the other creating an underground, completely out of control  market. Despite prohibition, taboo and police terrorism, several corageus psychotherapists have silently continued their work with patients all around the world,  in absolute secrecy and at risk of long prison terms and  destroyed careers. But in the last few years, the psychedelic research is slowly re-gaining its place within the scientific community and ever more researchers work (or are willing to work) in this fascinating field.
Read the controversial and engaging history of  psychedelic (or psycholytic) therapy (and find out who is Friederike Meckel Fisher....)

The Therapist Who Was Arrested for Using LSD and MDMA with Patients 


Wednesday, 3 February 2016

Woody

Woody is  a black and white stop-motion film by filmmaker Stuart Bowen which tells the story of a wooden art mannequin who dreams to play the piano but can't because he lacks fingers....
Woody was first released in 2013 and now everyone can waytch him online.
(see/read more on the always cool ThisIsColossal)

WOODY from Stuart Bowen on Vimeo.