Empty Aphrodite: An Encyclopaedia Of Fate

David Keenan ; Sophy Hollington

Publisher Rough Trade Books

ISBN 9781912722709

Idea Code 20277

Taking inspiration from the history and identity of the Museum of Witchcraft and Magic in Cornwall, this series of books seeks dialogue with the culture and folklore of magical practice. A range of artists were asked to create new work and collaborate on four publications that take their shape through this fascinating alternative history. ‘Empty Aphrodite’ is a radical imagining of the gods of antiquity as archetypal powers and forces that people often encounter in their lives. Organised as an alphabetic poetic sourcebook, it combines magic and inspiration in a series of surrealist portraits. The encyclopaedia comes with five random stickers with which you can choose your fate.

32 p, ills colour & bw, 15 x 21 cm, pb, English


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