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January Sale

Happy New Year! Light has broken through clouds. 2021 has arrived, bringing with it the promise of a fresh start and new things to come in the depths of winter. To celebrate we're offering 25% off all individual books and totes from Ignota, as well as 30% off themed bundles, until the end of the month.

 

30% Off Themed Bundles

Weird Technology Bundle
For all your eldritch technological needs: Pharmako-AI by K Allado-McDowell + Atlas of Anomalous AI + The White Paper by Satoshi Nakamoto

Mystic Bundle
Ignota's holy trinity: Spells: 21st Century Occult PoetryStates of the Body Produced by Love by Nisha Ramayya + Unknown Language by Huw Lemmey 

25% Off Books and Totes

Unknown Language
by Hildegard of Bingen and Huw Lemmey

A 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, she discovers the mythic quantum energy of viriditas in the natural world around her. Her journey becomes one of return, to the sacred truth of her own being. With an introductory story by Bhanu Kapil and an afterword by Alice Spawls.

 

The Atlas of Anomalous AI is 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 Atlas draws on art historian Aby Warburg’s Mnemosyne Atlas — an image map of the “afterlife of antiquity” — to approach the defining concepts of AI from an imaginative, artistic and revitalising perspective. Edited by Ben vickers and K Allado-McDowell.

Pharmako-AI

by K Allado-McDowell

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. Through a writing process akin to musical improvisation, Allado-McDowell and GPT-3 together offer a fractal poetics of AI and a glimpse into the future of literature.

Culture Is Not Your Friend Tote

Quoting the perennially relevant psychonaut Terence McKenna, this 250gsm cotton canvas is a bag for life with a 10cm bottom gusset. 

by Nisha Ramayya

A modern mystical journey through love – a many-headed snake twisting through devotion, sacrifice and the dream of returning home. Nisha Ramayya’s visionary debut weaves essays, poetry and images together to offer fierce meditations on diasporic identity, language and resistance.

The Carrier Bag Theory of Fiction
by Ursula K Le Guin

'A leaf a gourd a shell a net a bag a sling a sack a bottle a pot a box a container. A holder. A recipient.' With an introduction by Donna Haraway and illustrations by Lee Bul, 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.

The White Paper
by Satoshi Nakamoto

A revolutionary white paper by the mysterious Satoshi Nakamoto, describing a simple peer-to-peer electronic cash system that would later become Bitcoin. In the decade since, the nascent blockchain technology behind Bitcoin has been heralded as having the same radical potential as the printing press or the Internet.

Spells: 21st-Century Occult Poetry

This polyphonic anthology explores the territory where justice, selfhood and the imagination meet the transformative power of the occult. Bringing together thirty-six contemporary voices including Kaveh Akbar, CAConrad, Dorothea Lasky and Ariana Reines, these poems unmake the world around them so that it might be remade anew.

Leave Husband, Practice Witchcraft Tote

Recontextualising Pat Robertson’s infamous critique of the ‘feminist agenda’ as a rallying cry for the same cause, this robust and substantial thick cotton canvas tote is a bag for life.