The Thing is Alive
Mark Leckey wants to invoke the spectral and increasingly animated correspondences between beasts, machines, and the human bodymind.
Foreword: HFT The Gardener
HFT The Gardener extends Suzanne Treister’s impish fascination with esoteric translation, the cybernetics of consciousness, and the hallucinatory aesthetics that radiate from real-world circulations of power.
Rick Griffin, Superstar
A look at the art and spiritual struggle of the great psychedelic poster artist.
Rick Griffin, Superstar, Pt. 2
Rick Griffin finds the Lord.
Magnificent underground esoteric temples
The New Eye
A definition and overview of Visionary Art, with a brief meditation on tradition.
The Alchemy of Trash
A sacred (and profane) exploration of some of California's visionary collage and assumblage artists, including Wallace Berman, Jess, and Simon Rodia.
Ecstasy: In and About Altered States
An indepth review of the LA MOCA show that explored the connection between altered states and art.
Dome Sweet Dome
A review of a juicy Bucky Fuller book.
Canadian artist Char Davies turns virtual worlds into opportunities for transport, vision, and insight.
A defining essay that argues that human experience itself has now become a central object of design.