Tag Archives: visionary art

“Autocosm: Gardens of Thuban”

jwaltczyk/ August 2, 2018/ Blog

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IUwZY-nKedk In August, 2005, I performed a new work: “Autocosm: Gardens of Thuban”. I consider this one of my breakthrough artworks. I had been developing and presenting my graphic performances for a couple of years prior to this event, and this was a quantum leap for me, technically and creatively. I premiered this piece for the annual SIGGRAPH convention, which was at

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2018/07/06 Lotus Gorgon

jwaltczyk/ July 6, 2018/ Video, Weekly Post

The Awakening of the Lotus Gorgon The Gorgon is a symbol of wisdom, of feminine power. In this #trisolar system, the Lotus Gorgon consumes ideas which float through the ether, bringing her ideas and wisdom. We discover this process in progress, and I don’t yet know what new powers the Gorgon will embody, nor what she will do. I may

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De Anza College Performances, April 2018

jwaltczyk/ February 12, 2018/ Performances

I’ll be creating and celebrating new worlds in the dome of the Fujitsu Planetarium at De Anza College in Cupertino, California. April 28. Other dates to be announced. Tickets are available here!

2018/01/17 Winter Revelation

jwaltczyk/ January 17, 2018/ Video, Weekly Post

Winter Revelation: Lucid Dreamscape of the Week! The winter sun hangs low. It’s a somber season on any planet. We match our time to the frozen flow. The stillness and the quiet are a prelude to transformation. Designed and performed in real-time in my own game engine. Increased the crystal count for render. I composed the music to match the

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2017/12/30 Happy New Year 360

jwaltczyk/ December 30, 2017/ Weekly Post

New Year 2018 Vigil: Lucid Dreamscape of the Week! Happy New Year! I hope your and my 2018 is a time of happiness and enlightenment, that we overcome the darkness and enjoy greater peace and prosperity! This is created and performed in my real-time system. #virtualreality #realtime #vr #dream #city #NYE2018 #happynewyear #happyholidays #dreamscape #fantasy #psychedelic #electronica #luciddreaming  #trippy #spiritualart

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2017/12/24 Fantasy World in 360: Christmas World

jwaltczyk/ December 24, 2017/ Weekly Post

Christmas World  in 360: Lucid Dreamscape of the Week! Happy Holidays, Merry Christmas, Happy New Year! I’ve had such joy designing and performing this little world for you! This is another animated “speed painting”, in which I draw the world as I fly around it and explore it. I’ve choreographed this performance with my mix of music “Silent Night” —

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2017/11/27 Fantasy World in 360: Harvest Spirits

jwaltczyk/ November 27, 2017/ Video, Weekly Post

Harvest Spirits 360: Lucid Dreamscape of the Week! A herd of Harvest Spirit animals makes its annual pilgrimage through a magical forest, sharing gifts of bounty along the way. I could watch these creatures run for hours… and I have! I created and performed this in my real-time system. I choreographed the movement to my own music, a re-imagining of

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2017/11/09 Fantasy World in 360: City of Dreams

jwaltczyk/ November 9, 2017/ Video, Weekly Post

City of Dreams 360: Lucid Dreamscape of the Week! Real-time creation of a futuristic city! Watch as I create a 3D cityscape and explore the new space. You can see my sparkly cursor moving around draw the futuristic buildings. This is a brief excerpt from a show I perform live. I performed something like this last weekend, though I evolved

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Halloween 360

jwaltczyk/ October 23, 2017/ Video, Weekly Post

Happy Halloween! Lucid Dreamscape of the Week! Live world creation! Join me as I create a 3D Halloween World inside a Jack-o-Lantern! This is a brief excerpt from a show I perform live. You can see my sparkly cursor moving around as I carve the pumpkin, draw the landscape, grow spooky trees, grow corn from candy, and puppet a ghostly

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2017/09/27 Fantasy World in 360: Rainbow Smokers

jwaltczyk/ September 27, 2017/ Weekly Post

Rainbow Smokers: Lucid Dreamscape of the Week! Pumping rainbows into the sky, under a Harvest Moon. Transforming the environment to bring bliss into the world. What is needed is bubbling up from below the surface. I started this scene by drawing the pipe structures onto a landscape, and the story of this place emerged before me as I created the

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2017/09/18 Fantasy World in 360: Atrium Caelum

jwaltczyk/ September 17, 2017/ Video, Weekly Post

Atrium Caelum: Lucid Dreamscape of the Week! A glimpse into a complex organic network, pulsing to a cosmic heartbeat. The atrium caelum (“heaven chamber”) is made of light and flows with energy. I created this scene and music, which inspired me to kick off the Lucid Dreamscape project. I hope someday to expand on this scene, and to demonstrate the

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2017/07/25 Fantasy in 360: Fractal Networking

jwaltczyk/ July 25, 2017/ Video, Weekly Post

Fractal Networking: Lucid Dreamscape of the week! A branching fractal network. Only an extensive tour of a fractal geometry can give you the idea of its true dimension. This is just a brief glimpse. Notice that in this fractal there is far more empty space than filled space. I use this metaphor to describe how technology has branches, but most

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2017/07/03 Fantasy World 360: “Fireworks Flowers”

jwaltczyk/ July 3, 2017/ Video, Weekly Post

Happy 4th of July! A transformative sketch for this week’s holiday! Fireworks transform into dandelions! Joy spreads like weeds! A tip of the hat to composers Sousa and Ives, for the inspiration for the “Stars and Stripes Trance” idea that you can hear toward the end. Be safe and sane with your psychedelic and explosive adventures! This is a recording

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2017/07/20 Bliss of the Infinite Mind

jwaltczyk/ June 20, 2017/ Video, Weekly Post

Fantasy World in 360: “Bliss of the Infinite Mind” For this week’s sketch, I took inspiration from Escher and visionary art. I created a hyper-dimensional journey, a fragment of infinity. Each box and pairs of heads smaller and smaller, cascading in an endless sequence. Boxes within boxes, windows into minds contemplating reflections and an infinity of scale. It’s a construction

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