Chinese artist Kuri Huang makes breathtakingly colorful illustrations of mythical figures and fairy tales. Despite the panoply of color, which seems explosive and yet soft at the same time, her palettes are wonderfully sublime. Find […]
Chinese artist Su Jian imagines grim futures where anthropomorphic animals wander post-collapse Asia and techno-warriors battle robots and demons. Find more the artist on his ArtStation page.
In 1818 the population of England was near twenty million, 80 percent of whom were functionally illiterate. The literate field, then, was approximately four hundred thousand. This was not only the maximum poetry audience, it […]
By science writer Maggie Koerth, adapted from the litany against fear from the novel Dune: I must not fear. Fear is the mind-killer. Fear is the little-death that brings total obliteration. I will face my […]
Nio adjusted the heavy bag on her shoulder as she paced around the bus stop, stepping carefully over an icy sidewalk pockmarked in frozen footprints, like the fossil of a prehistoric riverbed. It was […]
I started this collection several years ago because I wanted to highlight fantastic art with female characters outside the traditional sexualized roles of foe and prize: vile hag and sexy vixen. To be clear, I […]
After discovering Posadism and the “Amok” dispatches, which is the most engrossing book catalog you will ever read, I recently got sucked into the art and philosophy of the ectocultures (my term). I don’t mean […]