The Neon Hieroglyph Book + LP

The Neon Hieroglyph Book + LP

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The Neon Hieroglyph Book + LP

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The Neon Hieroglyph
By Tai Shani
With contributions from Amy Hale and Caspar Heinemann
80pp Full Colour Hardback
148mm x 210mm
ISBN: 9781913689490

A series of painterly and poetic considerations on a feminized history of the rye fungus Ergot, the chemical basis of LSD, from the author of Our Fatal Magic.

From the cellular to the galactic, via Paleolithic cave markings to the trace impressions left by drone photography on our mind's eye, incorporating dancing plagues, communist psychedelic witches, hyper-sexual fungi, chthonic descents, and skyward ascents, The Neon Hieroglyph weaves together a series of painterly and poetic considerations on a feminized history of the rye fungus Ergot, the chemical basis of LSD.

The Neon Hieroglyph constructs a house of lyrical reflections for our ghosts to inhabit, a place where the gothic and the hallucinatory collide, where gothic affect and fractal dread form a mausoleum for psychedelic specters. And also the Sun! The Sun is a ghost that haunts the night! Framed with new essays by artist and writer Caspar Heinemann and anthropologist Amy Hale, Tai Shani's The Neon Hieroglyph continues a journey into the post-patriarchal fictions that animated her first collection, Our Fatal Magic.

The Neon Hieroglyph is available in three editions:

- An Extremely Limited Artists Edition including Hardback Book, LP, and Hand Finished Folio of 9 Signed Prints (Limited to 25 copies)

- A Hardback Special Edition including a 12" LP (Limited To 300 copies)

- A Standard Hardback Edition including a download code

- The 12" vinyl is also available to buy