Studio Shangri-La: Art Inspired By Science

The sciences, from biology to physics to electronics, continually influence and inform Studio Shangri-La conceptual photography. This is overview of some of those works, not all. Many of them are represented on the Portfolio page.

Studio Shangri-La Fine Art: MEDIA BLITZ Collection

MEDIA BLITZ is an electric collection for the new year. It’s an exploration, celebration and rumination on digital media as development of both art and consciousness. These photos and their digital processing are supposed to be hi-tech and psychedelic, in an enhanced realm of color, yet giving quirky nods to other past styles such asContinue reading “Studio Shangri-La Fine Art: MEDIA BLITZ Collection”

Studio Shangri-La Podcast: Maximizing Human Regenerative Processes Part I — Sun Up, Sun Down

Click here to listen to the latest episode of Studio Shangri-La Podcast. This is a multi-part article originally published in 2021. Stay tuned for the remaining parts, the spoken versions of which differ a bit from the original.

Studio Shangri-La: Art Influenced By Science

Here are some Studio Shangri-La works thus far inspired by science and scientific concepts, from biology to chemistry to physics. And this trend is sure to continue, as science is the study of life. Some specific examples: “Decision Tree” is influenced by evolution and computer science / programming. “Stomata Bridge” is an abstracted expression ofContinue reading “Studio Shangri-La: Art Influenced By Science”

Studio Shangri-La Podcast: Quantum Biology Concepts & Multidimensional Life Part II

https://anchor.fm/sarah-ikerd/embed/episodes/Quantum-Biology-Concepts–Multidimensional-Life–Part-II-e1ndotc

Studio Shangri-La Podcast: Quantum Biology Concepts & Multidimensional Life — Part I

Stay tuned for Part II. The multidimensional Studio Shangri-La Arts & Sciences Podcast is open to ideas and guests. Please message using the contact page. Topics include but are not limited to science & technology, arts & culture, cosmology, philosophy & spirituality. The operating mode is fascinating topics, with an uplifting solutions-based tilt.

Studio Shangri-La Podcast — Stay Tuned For Relaunch 🎙

Stay tuned for the relaunch of the Studio Shangri-La Arts & Sciences Podcast, featuring arts and sciences subtopics and others not limited to environment, philosophy, technology, society and culture. If you would like to be featured and possibly on live in-studio broadcast, please reach with your idea(s) on the Contact page.

Art Feature *NEW* + Back Catalog: Decision Tree I, II & 33

Here’s the side-by-side of the two Decision Trees, studies in evolution, programming and nature. The first one is brand-new with pinks and purple, following a wave shape and making use of both symmetry and asymmetry. The new decision tree works well both vertically and horizontally. Once again, both of these are available in a varietyContinue reading “Art Feature *NEW* + Back Catalog: Decision Tree I, II & 33”

S.S. Podcast #3: Examining Biological Immortality In Nature

https://anchor.fm/sarah-ikerd/embed/episodes/S-S–Podcast-3-Examining-Biological-Immortality-In-Nature-e1ndou0 Read here about a recently discovered 5,400 year old tree: https://nicenews.com/environment/world-oldest-living-tree-gran-abuelo/

*NEW* Art: Deco Botanical “Sugarcane – Saccharum officinarum”

Continuing on the deco botanical series, this new piece geometrically celebrates a well loved plant: “Sugarcane.” What’s especially interesting is this photo is of sugarcane growing wild in Massachusetts.It’s typically considered native to tropical regions. Please don’t flag the sugar as being invasive though! It can stay. 😆 Seriously, DNA is part sugar and salt.

The Magenta Cube: My Experience With VR

Around the time I started back in on reading GEB: an eternal golden braid by Douglas Hofstadter I experienced a very vivid sculptural dream image. And it’s not unusual for me to have unusual dreams because I actively engage my creativity in waking hours. The sculptural scenario that I saw in the dream was ofContinue reading “The Magenta Cube: My Experience With VR”

Health, Tech + Philosophy: Upgrading Medical Care In The USA

How can medical or healthcare in the USA be upgraded? By incorporating the latest non-invasive technologies, with some of the oldest concepts and philosophies. Western [colonized] medicine has been held back and stunted by nonsensical institutionalized barbarism against biology and nature. What strikes me and many others I’ve talked to, is the small mindedness ofContinue reading “Health, Tech + Philosophy: Upgrading Medical Care In The USA”