In an especially cool science experiment, Berlin-based artist Sarah Schoenfeld placed samples of several mind-altering substances on pre-exposed negatives. Schoenberg hoped to figure out what drugs actually look like and how they affect the material they come in contact with, and the outcome is gorgeous and revealing. If these substances create such intricate, kaleidoscopic patterns on flimsy paper, imagine what they do to the human brain. Up-and-coming bands, take note of these photos, because there are so many possibilities for shoegaze album covers. See the whole series at Sarah Schoenfeld’s website.
Fantasy + Ecstasy