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Bird-Sounds-Visualised

Mesmerising Visual Soundscapes of Bird Songs

“A bird doesn’t sing because it has an answer, it sings because it has a song.” ~ Joan Walsh Anglund The sound of the chirping birds or even nature for that matter is soothing for the senses and nourishing for the soul. Every morning I hear the Robin Magpie singing at dawn and it brings a feeling of peace and tranquillity and makes my heart sing. Studies have shown that exposure to bird songs redu... »

Five Reasons Why Art is Vital for Human Flourishing

Five Reasons Why Art is Vital for Human Flourishing

“We have art lest we perish of the truth.” ~ Nietzsche Shakespeare said that art is a mirror held up to nature. And so it is. When it comes down to it the universe is really just another artist. It created the giraffe, the platypus, and the cat’s eye. It miraculously created the mind of mankind, which it uses like a paint brush of meaning dipped in Time and painted upon an infinite canvas of other... »

Healing the Spirit with Flower Mandalas

Healing the Spirit with Flower Mandalas

“Whoever loves and understands a garden will find contentment within.” ~ Chinese Proverb We are all part of nature. But somewhere down the line due to our ‘chosen’ busy lives we lose that connection with nature. We drift apart forgetting that nature nourishes our soul and spirit, which is equally important. Its never too late to reconnect with the Earth. The magnificent creations of Ka... »

An Interview with Android Jones, the Digital Alchemist

An Interview with Android Jones, the Digital Alchemist

Andrew ‘Android’ Jones is a visionary artist who began studying art at age of 8 and since then has progressed to become a pioneer of digital painting and projection art. His work is a fusion of evolving technology, elements of nature and his mystical experiences. In an audio interview with Fractal Enlightenment, Andrew talks about his journey as an artist, his chosen medium – ele... »

The Elaborate Art of a Pineal Gland Cancer Survivor

The Elaborate Art of a Pineal Gland Cancer Survivor

A recent conversation on a facebook meme that featured this Alan Watts quote, “The only way to make sense out of change is to plunge into it, move with it, and join the dance,” brought about a conversation on the game Bioshock, where one injects cancer cells into them to gain super powers. Of course gaining super powers with cancer is not a reality but in this particular case it would ... »

mandala sacred geometry daniel kage

Connecting Sacred Geometry and Spirituality with Daniel Kage

“There is geometry in the humming of the strings, there is music in the spacing of the spheres.” – Pythagoras Every single matter in the Universe is based on geometric shapes. From the most minuscule particles, atoms, cells, molecules, to the greater Cosmos, follow geometrical archetypes underlying the principle of oneness. Daniel C. Kage, a master geometer and sculptor based in ... »

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Art as a Weapon in Political Warfare

“The opinion that art should have nothing to do with politics is itself a political attitude.” –George Orwell Art has always affected the political landscape. From George Carlin’s standup to Picasso’s Guernica, from Allen Ginsberg’s Howl to Banksy’s graffiti, from Avatar to Fight Club, art is a weapon in the battlefield of ideas. As it turns out, the most famous political art of all time, George O... »

Art as a Therapy for your Mind and Soul

Art as a Therapy for your Mind and Soul

“The task of therapy is not to eliminate suffering but to give a voice to it, to find a form in which it can be expressed. Expression is itself transformation; this is the message that art brings. The therapist then would be an artist of the soul, working with sufferers to enable them to find the proper container for their pain, the form in which it would be embodied.” – Stephen K. Levine Ar... »

epilepsy and art

A Metaphysical Journey Through Epilepsy

After waking from a childhood coma at around the age of 4, Myron Dyal awoke to a complete loss of memory never to be regained. From that point forward he experienced seizures and visions that no one could explain – blacking out, seeing things no one else could affirm. With staunch Christian beliefs his family treated the disorder as if it were demonic possession including the requisite relig... »

Karmym art

When a Way of Life Gives Birth to Art

‘Art washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life.’ ~ Pablo Picasso Art is like visual affirmations that elevates consciousness and is a gateway to experience deeper realms. One such artist that caught our attention was Karmym (Markus Meier), a painter, yogi and traveler. His art integrates yoga asanas (postures), sacred geometry and various elements of eastern philosophy to cre... »