Spring is here!
20 March brings the vernal equinox, marking the official start of spring in the Northern Hemisphere. A time of renewal and rebirth, in which to celebrate the shifting balance of light and dark.
To celebrate, we're offering 15% off the entire Ignota site for 48 hours. Discount applies automatically at checkout. Members discount is 33% with the code VERNAL.
Sale ends 22 March 2023, 11:59 PM GMT.
Longsleeves and totes
New! Air Age Longsleeve and Bundle: Celebrating the launch of Air Age Blueprint, this 100% cotton, jersey knit longsleeve features artwork by Somnath Bhatt. Available as a discounted bundle with the book.
Aura Satz: Tuning Fork Spell: translates the artist's exploration of sound, music, and listening practices into a numinous, mandalic image created for the publication of Quantum Listening. Signed limited edition of 50.
New! Air Age Blueprint: This human-machine experiment, rooted in magic, produces a key to rewriting reality – a manifesto describing how entangled human and non-human intelligence will remake our technologies, identities and deepest beliefs. K Allado-McDowell (along with their AI writing partner GPT-3) weave fiction, memoir, theory and travelogue into an animist cybernetics – an air age blueprint.
New! Gaia and Philosophy (pre-order): A living Earth: a body in the form of a planet. For billions of years, life has created an environment conducive to its continuation, influencing the physical attributes of Earth on a planetary scale. An idea with precedents in natural science and philosophy for millennia, Gaia resonates with the ancient magico-religious understanding that all is one: as above, so below.
Last chance! Ignota Diary 2023: This year's limited edition of the beloved Ignota Diary, a tool for the practice of everyday life. Final remaining copies are up to 50% off in this sale – get them while you can!
Altered States: What are altered states of consciousness? Can altered states produce altered worlds? Altered States explores the varieties of consciousness and revelatory experience, bringing together thirty-six contributions.
Atlas of Anomalous AI: a compelling and surprising map of our complex relationship to intelligence, from ancient to emerging systems of knowledge. A wildly associative constellation of ideas, stories, artworks and historical materials.
The Carrier Bag Theory of Fiction (pre-order): visionary author Ursula K. Le Guin tells the story of human origin by redefining technology as a cultural carrier bag rather than a weapon of domination.
Pharmako-AI: The first book to be co-created with the emergent AI, Pharmako-AI is a hallucinatory journey into selfhood, ecology and intelligence via cyberpunk, ancestry and biosemiotics.
Quantum Listening: A manifesto for listening as activism. Through simple yet profound exercises, Oliveros shows how Deep Listening is the foundation for a radically transformed social matrix: one in which compassion and peace form the basis for our actions in the world.
Spells: brings together thirty-six contemporary voices exploring the territory where justice, selfhood and the imagination meet the transformative power of the occult. These poems unmake the world around them, so that it might be remade anew.
States of the Body Produced by Love: Nisha Ramayya’s visionary debut, conjuring an opalescent world by way of Tantric ritual and myth. Thousand-petalled lotuses bloom inside skulls, goddesses with dirty feet charm honeybees, strains of jazz standards bleed into anti-national anthems.
Unknown Language: Huw Lemmey and Hildegard of Bingen’s mutant fiction of speculative mysticism. In this story of survival and miracles, young Hildegard of Bingen encounters love, both queer and divine, and great peril, as the visionary healer travels through the unfamiliar landscape following a great cataclysm.
The White Paper: Satoshi Nakamoto’s text describing a simple peer-to-peer electronic cash system that would later become Bitcoin. Yet the paper contains no reference to existing political ideas, monetary or economic knowledge. Why?