Contemporary artist specializing in full spectrum painting, mural, animation and digital hybrid art.

lost touch

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I came across this excerpt in Ernst Haeckel’s ‘Art Forms in Nature’ (Prestel Publishing Ltd.) p.17-18 (Olaf Breidbach—Brief Instructions to Viewing Haeckel’s Pictures). It is a question I have in my head all the time, when did we as a species lose contact? Perhaps this is a clue to that question.

By these means Haeckel provided a picture of nature’s entirety, which contemporary physics seemed to lose sight of in it’s formal operations. Contemporary scientists did not strive to gain an overall picture of the world; quite the opposite, they increasingly lost such a view. They were dependent on recording their findings in formulas and on abstraction, which led them to lose sight of the whole of “nature.” A formula is substantiated in and by it’s mathematical and logical soundness. From it, conclusions are drawn, which lead to conclusive experiments. This enables test to be devised, allowing statements to be made on the value of a formula. If their validity is proven, further physical postulates can be constructed by means of logical derivation. However, a physics that functions on is basis has lost it’s direct link to nature.


this image is dedicated to Mother Earth
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Author: hälts

Mahaloness is an art blog documenting the inner spirit and artist journey of Shane Haltman, also referred to as 'hälts'. He lives, breathes and makes art in Canada. Hälts often travels to remote and exotic locations to produce community spirit murals and paintings using available materials. He is unconventional in his approach to art and chooses unique projects and sometimes they choose him. He is known for guerrilla lawn art shows, painting helmet art for a Canadian Olympic Athlete, and once painted a magic bus out of this world. Mostly he is human as anyone else, however very driven and disciplined with respect to his artistic practice. He has experience working with the bereaved and helping people who are experiencing, or who have experienced trauma in their lives. He also enjoys working with the youth and passing on his wisdom, usually in the form of art jams. Hälts is a full spectrum artist, living and breathing art, as a daily practice, in this mixed up beautiful world.

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