Everything, All of It: Martin W. Ball on Art, Ego, and Psychedelics in Modern Film

Everything, All of It: Martin W. Ball on Art, Ego, and Psychedelics in Modern Film

Artist, Author, and psychonaut Martin W. Ball has been discussing and representing the intersections between art and metaphysics for some time now. His position on the nature of the psychedelic experience, human ego, and philosophy on what these substances can offer to mankind has been one of great interest to many artists and explorers.

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The Interplay: Michael Divine on Art, Nature, and Metamorphosis.

The Interplay: Michael Divine on Art, Nature, and Metamorphosis.

Michael's mission as a visionary artist is to imbue the world with more beauty and transmute his adoration of life into fantastical paintings that explore the numinous and ineffable.

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Gurus, Animated Parody Done Right.

Gurus, Animated Parody Done Right.

Marc likes to say that much of his work is about nothing, however, it is here that the series manages to extract it’s own meaning. By being about nothing, it is about everything. It methodically riffs on the nature of reality, who can reach enlightenment (and how they can or should go about doing it), the ridiculousness of our current society, and the trippy uneasiness that accompanies participating in quotidian reality. By stepping back and refusing to take itself too seriously, it becomes a top notch parody and underrated gem.

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Interview With Digital Artist, Brian Pollett (Pt.II)

Interview With Digital Artist, Brian Pollett (Pt.II)

I have spoken with artist Brian Pollett before and i am still fascinated by the concept of his Binge series. Over a set course of days, Brian consumes various drugs and creates pieces that attempt to represent elements of each particular substance. It's a very underrated concept in my opinion and manages to showcase both Brian's virtuoso talent, as well as his incredible ability to translate these spaces into reality for us to admire without being pretentious.

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Interview With Digital Artist, Justin Totemical

Interview With Digital Artist, Justin Totemical

With his futuristic take on natural landscapes and architectural structures, Justin has seamlessly incorporated elements of Science Fiction and Transhumanism into his works. Subtle cubist influences are woven into his pieces giving them an interesting verve and very post-modern warmth. His knack for this type of "cyber-punk" has set done much to set him apart from many of his contemporaries in the ever expanding digital art movement.

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Interview With the Artist Couple, Nabiha & Thom.

Interview With the Artist Couple, Nabiha & Thom.

The "UNITY" series documents the couples evolution (beginning in 1997, up until now) in a selfie format (which was fairly uncommon in the 90s). This set acts a wonderful opportunity to view the growth the two have had together in an honest, and natural context. There is something peaceful (and assuring) about seeing romantic longevity being depicted in such a way. It's comforting to see that two people can still learn, grow, and achieve a kind of spiritual unity.

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Interview With Visual Artist, Cameron Gray.

Interview With Visual Artist, Cameron Gray.

Visual artist Cameron Gray (operating out of Melbourne, Australia) is using his skills in several different mediums to create spiritually tinged, hyper-realistic canvases that showcase the divinity of the highly coveted psychotropic landscape. Although careful not to proselytize, his work does a masterful job of telling stories of ascension and oneness, while giving the experiencer the space to project his or her own meaning onto his works.

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Interview With Artist and Musician, Simon Haiduk.

Interview With Artist and Musician, Simon Haiduk.

Like many other artists in this fascinating genre, Simon has done a commendable job at replicating the energies that one may find themselves coming into contact while under the tutelage of spiritual or psychedelic sacraments. With a reverence for nature and the beings that dwell within it, Simon has consistently used this as a source of inspiration and empowerment, allowing him to produce magnificent portraits and tapestries.

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Interview With Visual Artist, Brian Pollett.

Interview With Visual Artist, Brian Pollett.

Brian Pollett is a visual artist that is blending the powerful magic of narcotic substances with the digital wizardry made possible by computer software. With an affinity for these tools (most notably Methoxethamine), Brian has incorporated them into his artistic schema to create the Binge series. 

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Interview With Digital Artist, Monique Munoz.

Interview With Digital Artist, Monique Munoz.

Monique Munoz is an up and coming artist out of Toronto, Canada that is creating magnificent, psychedelic art. Influenced by artists like Hayao Miyazaki, Alex Grey, and Japanese Role Playing Games, Monique is creating a more Eastern (almost minimalist feel when viewed side by side with some of her contemporaries) standard here in the Western world.

With many digital artists gravitating towards more realistic pieces, it is quite refreshing to see an artist produce works that are unflinchingly whimsical and upbeat. With such an eye for color, it is no wonder that Monique's work has captured the eye of gallery owners and clothing distributors. Marvelous messages about childhood, compassion, and positivity are prevalent themes throughout her work and it's wonderful to see that she is beginning to make waves with her art.

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