Apr 11, 2023
Unconscious Printouts, Threshold Guardians and Dead Man’s Dreams - The Ungoogleable Michaelangelo | S3E4
The Ungoogleable Michaelangelo is a multidimensional artist and creator of cosmic, comedic, and contemplative content. We discuss the mysteries of creativity and the disciplined use of psychoactive substances to expand one's understanding of the world.
* Why "unconscious printouts" – unexpected creations that arise while doing something else – often end up being the artist's best work because the artist is not interfering with their own creativity
* Michaelangelo's trajectory as a multidimensional artist, from an early fascination with wildlife, nature, and photography, to pursuing music, film, podcasting, and poetry.
* An unconventional path that includes being a legal squatter in a haunted dentist’s practice, a stage magician, a tour guide in San Francisco, a street artist, a pawn shop worker in Florida, and an extra on an episode of Westworld.
* How Michaelangelo makes disciplined use of psychoactive substances to explore consciousness and the fringes of reality
* How the power of mirroring and finding self-portraits in other people can help us become more accurate reflections of ourselves
*Full Show Notes*
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Recorded 2 February 2023
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Music*: *Kleptotonic Swing by Tri-Tachyon
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