On Death, Imagination and Visionary Art with Alex Hedstrom

 

On this episode, I talk with Swedish visionary artist Alex Hedstrom about why he creates art, what psychedelic visions can tell us about the existence of a collective unconscious, and how his relationship with death has informed his art.

Thanks again for listening to the Lifting the Iceberg podcast! Be sure to follow LTI on Instagram and Facebook. This podcast is also available on Spotify, Apple Podcasts, Youtube, Google Play, or wherever else you get your pods.

You can find out more about Alex by checking him out on Instagram at @alex.hedstrom

Thank you to Alexa Spaddy for designing the graphics for this podcast. You can find out more about Alexa at alexaspaddy.com

Thank you to Kerusu for the soundtrack “Stay With Me”. You can find Kerusu on Spotify, Youtube and Soundcloud.

On Burning Man, Visionary Art, and Social Sculpture with Alex Grey and Allyson Grey

On this episode, Alexa Spaddy and I sit down with Alex Grey and Allyson Grey to talk about our recent trip to Burning Man.

You can find out more about Alex Grey, Allyson Grey and CoSM and cosm.org.

You can find Alexa Spaddy on Instagram at @alexaspaddy and on Facebook at Alexa Spaddy Art.

Thanks for listening to the Lifting the Iceberg podcast! You can stay up to date on any new podcasts by following LTI on Instagram and Facebook, or by going to liftingtheiceberg.com.

Thank you to Kerusu for the soundtrack “Stay With Me”. You can find Kerusu on Spotify, Youtube and Soundcloud.

On Graphic Design, Social Media and Creative Collaboration with Alexa Spaddy

On this episode, I sit down with Alexa Spaddy to talk about the evolution of LTI, the experience we have had as a creative couple, and I pick her brain about her work as a graphic designer and social media manager at CoSM.

Thank you to Alexa for designing the graphic for the podcast! You can find her at alexaspaddy.com

Thank you to Kerusu for the soundtrack “Stay With Me”, you can find Kerusu on Spotify, Youtube and Soundcloud.

On the Evolution of Plants with Caro Arevalo

On this episode, I talk with Peruvian visionary artist Caro Arevalo about one of her more recent paintings, “The Evolution of Plants”, where she maps the evolutionary journey of the plant kingdom on to a mandala structure. We talk about what inspired her to create this piece, and we geek out on plant consciousness, Jungian psychology, psychedelics, and the mysteries that the plant kingdom forces us to revel in.

Be sure to check out Caro’s work by following her on Instagram @cafeinacoli, or by checking out her Youtube channel.

To stay up to date on any new podcasts, be sure to follow Lifting the Iceberg on Facebook and Instagram, or by going to liftingtheiceberg.com.

Thank you to Alexa Spaddy for designing the graphics for this podcast. You can find out more about Alexa at alexaspaddy.com.

Thank you to Kerusu for the soundtrack “Stay with Me”. You can find Kerusu on Spotify, Youtube and Soundcloud.

On Psychedelics and Creativity with Amy Mastrine

On this episode, I talk to Amy Mastrine from MAPS, the Multidisciplinary Association of Psychedelic Studies. Amy is a brilliant artist who has tremendous insight into the intersection between psychedelics and creativity. We talk about how psychedelics can be used to enhance creativity, but we also talk about some really important points on this subject that I feel aren’t talked about often enough, such as the potential downsides of being too creative and open as the result of psychedelic use.

Thanks again for listening to the Lifting the Iceberg podcast. You can stay up to date on any new podcasts by following @liftingtheiceberg on Instagram and Facebook, or by going to liftingtheiceberg.com.

You can find out more about Amy and her art on Instagram at @Aimbow_, or on amy-mastrine.com

Thank you to Alexa Spaddy for designing the graphics for this podcast. You can check out Alexa at alexaspaddy.com.

Thank you to Kerusu for the soundtrack “Stay With Me”. You can find Kerusu on Spotify, Youtube and Soundcloud.

On Photography, Storytelling and the Creative Process with Genevieve Kim

On this episode I talk with Genevieve Kim. Genevieve is a storyteller, photographer and creative consultant whose work focuses on capturing her subjects essential, vital force. Genevieve is all about telling stories, and about helping people discover the stories within themselves. We have a great discussion on her background in photography, using photography as a way to tell stories, and how artists can stay both creative and true to themselves in the modern digital landscape.

Thanks again for listening to the Lifting the Iceberg podcast. You can stay up to date on any new podcasts by following @liftingtheiceberg on Instagram and Facebook, or by going to liftingtheiceberg.com

You can check out Genevieve’s work at genevievekim.com, but definitely check out her Instagram page @triangleflash to check out more of her photography, as well as photos from her Eye See You project

Thank you to Alexa Spaddy for designing the graphics for this podcast. You can check out Alexa at alexaspaddy.com.

Thank you to Kerusu for the soundtrack “Stay with me”, you can find Kerusu on Spotify, Youtube and Soundcloud.

On Visionary Art, Mysticism and Mapping Mystery with Alex Aliume

On this episode, I talk with visionary artist and mystic Alex Aliume about his art, mysticism and the mystery that fuels his artistic inspiration.

This podcast is also available on iTunes and Spotify!

You can find out more about Alex by following him on Instagram at @aliumeart.

Thank you to Alexa Spaddy for designing the Graphics for this podcast. You can find out more about Alexa at alexaspaddy.com.

Thank you to Kerusu for the soundtrack “Stay with Me”. You can find Kerusu on Spotify, Youtube and Soundcloud.

On Nature, Live Painting and the Creative Process with Caren Charles

On this episode, I sit down with Caren Charles to talk about her painting titled “The Resurrection of the Hummingbird”. Caren is a Hudson Valley based visionary artist, body painter and vocalist who draws the inspiration for her work from the beauty found in nature, and whose creative process blends together intentional subject matter with free-flow creation.

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Thanks again for listening to the Lifting the Iceberg podcast. You can find out more about Caren at carenartist.com, or by following her on Instagram at @ccdiggity, and on Facebook at Caren Charles Designs.

You can stay up to date on any new podcasts at liftingtheiceberg.com or by following Lifting the Iceberg on Facebook and Instagram. Podcast available on Spotify and Itunes.

Thank you to Alexa Spaddy for designing the graphics for this podcast. You can find her at Alexaspaddy.com

Thank you to Kerusu for the soundtrack Stay with me. You can find Kerusu on Spotify, Youtube and Soundcloud.

On Liberating your Lineage with Genevieve Wood

On this episode, I sit down with visionary artist Genevieve Wood to discuss her latest painting on ancestral lineage.

You can learn more about Genevieve by following her on Instagram at @delphiwhispers or on Facebook as Genevieve Wood.

Graphics: Alexa Spaddy (alexaspaddy.com)
Soundtrack: Kerusu “Stay with me” https://soundcloud.com/kerusu