HOW ART EVOLVES CONSCIOUSNESS
ALEX GREY TED TALK AT MAUI HAWII 2013
A stunning animated presentation of some of Alex Grey's best art work in HD.
This video clip is taken from 'Alex Gray and Kenji Williams: World Spirit Movie.' Music is: Thom Brennan - The Moss Cathedral & Thom Brennan - Strange Paradise.
CONTEMPORARY VISIONARY CULTURE
Worldwide there is a movement of art and culture inspired by entheogens. Festivals and rock concerts give sanctuary to tens of thousands taking psychedelics and celebrating tribal unity. Alex Grey offers an illustrated view of current and future trends in contemporary entheo art and gatherings born of the alchemical crucible.
World Psychedelic Forum in Basel, 21. March 2008
Change of Consciousness: A Challenge of the 21st Century
Alex Grey (born November 29, 1953) is an American artist specializing in spiritual and psychedelic art (or visionary art) that is sometimes associated with the New Agemovement. Grey is a Vajrayana practitioner. His body of work spans a variety of forms including performance art, process art, installation art, sculpture, visionary art, andpainting. Grey is a member of the Integral Institute. He is also on the board of advisors for the Center for Cognitive Liberty and Ethics, and is the Chair of Wisdom University's Sacred Art Department. He and his wife Allyson Grey are the co-founders of CoSM, Chapel of Sacred Mirrors, a non-profit church supporting Visionary Culture in Wappingers Falls, New York.
The large format art book, Sacred Mirrors: The Visionary Art of Alex Grey has been translated into five languages and has sold over 100 thousand copies. His book, The Mission of Art, traces the evolution of human consciousness through art history, explores the role of an artist's intention and conscience, and reflects on the creative process as a spiritual path.