Some of the things we like. We will be updating this section regularly.

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18th and 19th Century Light Organs
French Jesuit monk Louis Betrand Castel first proposed the idea of Clavecin pour les yeux (Ocular Harpsichord) back in 1725. Read more (external link)

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Kandinksy
Artist who likened painting to composing music. “Colour is the keyboard, the eyes are the hammers, the soul is the piano with many strings. The artist is the hand which plays, touching one key or another, to cause vibrations in the soul”. Read more (external link)

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Morton Heilig’s Sensoramas
From 1957 was attempting to create the “Cinema of the Future” in which multiple senses were stimulated in synchronisation in order to create the a more immersive entertainment experience. Lauded as a visionary in Virtual Reality, despite mostly failed attempts. Read more (external link)

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Kaleidoscopes
Because they look so pretty. Read more (external link)

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Akira
Seminal animated manga film released in 1988. Read more (external link)

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Vib Ribbon
Unique rhythm-action game for the Sony PlayStation 1 that generated levels from your own music CD. Read more (external link)

Storm Thorgerson

Storm Thorgerson
Graphic Designer perhaps best known for his album covers. Had an outstanding ability to capture the surreal through vivid photography and design. Read more (external link)

Ernst Haeckel

Ernst Haeckel
German biologist and artist who not only discovered thousands of new species, but drew them in wonderfully detailed multi-colour illustrations. A true artist-scientist. Read more (external link)

Moog Synthesizer

Moog Synthesizer
Analog synthesizers designed by Robert Moog in the 1960s. Along with Buchla, ARP and EMS, drove a revolution in new sonic experiences & new musical genres. Read more (external link)

David Lynch

David Lynch
Inspirational filmmaker, musician and visual artist, able to take the audience into vivid and compelling new worlds. Read more (external link)

Punchdrunk

Punchdrunk
Game changing form of theatre in which roaming audiences experience epic storytelling inside sensory theatrical worlds. Read more (external link)

Cymatics

Cymatics
The study of visible sound and vibration, revealing strange and beautiful symmetrical patterns. This image by Alexander LauterwasserRead more (external link)

And the Following…

Bruce Lee
Mondrian
Dali
Oscar Fischinger
Aardman animations
Norman McLaren
Len Lye
Stan Brackage
Monty Python
Sony London Studio
Chris Morris
Issac Newton
Ink
Pixar
Oculus Rift
Leon Theremin
Nikola Tesla
Werner Herzog
The Mighty Boosh
Wagner

Coen Brothers
folk tales
Victoriana photography
Roger Dean
Tim Burton
Joesph Banks
William Herschel
Harmonix
Terry Gilliam
Darryn Aronofsky
Clint Mansell
Sergio Leoni
The Proposition
Chris Cunningham
Michael Gondry
Paul Thomas Anderson
cave paintings
National Film Board of Canada
Psychedelia
Spirited Away

M. C. Escher
John Carpenter
Rez
EyeToy
Killer 7
Portal
Mad Maestro
Parrappa the Rapper
Jimi Hendrix
James Brown
Boards of Canada
Aphex Twin
Pink Floyd
The Orb
Massive Attack
Leftfield
Kruder & Dorfmeister
Kraftwerk
Trent Reznor
Beethoven

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