Psychedelic means 'mind manifesting' and when applied to art broadly it generally means any art which is inspired
by hallucinatory experiences.
Inspiration for psychedelia is obviously usually attributed to visions seen while under the influence of
psycho-active substances, but in this instance, the visions, or imagery, are manifested spontaneously onto
photographs via a presently unknown phenomenon or technique. The colors and formations found in some of the Mirari
appear naturally psychedelic, exhibiting surreal and mind-stimulating effects.
Color feeds the soul. The world has become increasingly beige and gray. Neutral colors are very popular. While it's
true that neutral and earth colors are restful and non-stimulating, the reality is that our minds need all the
colors available, just as our bodies need all the basic food groups. In this way all art provides natural
The psychedelic Mirari do not all contain obvious paranormal content, although some certainly do, but were instead
selected deliberately for their psychedelic and surreal thought-provoking content.
While enjoying these pictures the viewer is also offered the mind-nourishing experience of being able to see
brightly-colored photographic paranormal or pareidoliaic psychedelia, while allowing the mind to relax and wander
where it will among the formations and hues of the Mirari Dreams.
This becomes a creative process, because the images shift and change while the brain is constantly searching for
recognizable shapes, patterns and color combinations. If they are not
present in an immediately recognizable form, the brain begins to attempt to locate and create coherence within the
images in other more novel ways. This is when the subconscious comes out to play.
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