Life Is Not A Morality Test

This one is crucial for any sense of freedom – how could it be otherwise if you think actually think it through. That said if you think you are free you most certainly are not. Isn’t the kind of freedom I’m getting at. Words are a sort of trap in that sense for a cage that is already empty.

Making of Othen Eli Dance Track

Here’s a bit of over my shoulder process so to speak. Tools are Adobe After Effects (I 😘 AE) and some wicked new AI fun with runwayml.com

LSD-25 and dreams

My art can help do this for you but so can 2 other things. Dreams and LSD. Plants are great and all but nature is a concept a term we are it, nature to me means KOSMOS. Includes even everything you waste time regretting and hating. So yeah. Acid for the children. Or whatever other potent new consciousness tools in …

What my art I hope does for you

I would like to dare you to recognize that you are as free as you dare be. Question all assumptions nothing you think you are is how you think it is or as limited in scope let’s say. Play and Imagination – remember what life is about what is essential I do not know how limited or unlimited it is …

Life Thrives It Is Vast

It is bigger than me and you and is something quite different as well, to call it simply life is a little limited What is is infinite. Finite forms, bodies, creatures are all as one.

Being as I am is TAO

and it is truly awesome to be in the flow, total let go…. smooth operation operating being going doing seeing peeing tasting outpouring this is the how of how I make the art that i do. Non Volitional Living is where its at 🙂 sounds scary? it’s free fall and wonderful…. this is not something to be ‘understood’ as that …

Who Am I Really? Not The Artist Story

This isn’t the story of Oli the Artist – though deeper inquiry into the question has occupied curiosity and crisis in recent years. Related topics have, if playfully, made their way into my Artwork while shaking the foundations of my worldview – including the whole ‘no self’ is true self bit. “Who am I?”      …. “I am not …

Oli’s Adventures in Art, Life & Ideas

Hello! This is the first post on my Oli Goldsmith Blog I can’t promise it will be neat and tidy but it will offer a glimpse into my life and creative process. This website is where I’ll share behind the scenes stuff like my many creative experiments, specific art techniques, archives, quotes and philosophical musings. This is not a tidy …