The poetics of the microdose.
Scandinavian forests, psychedelic brews, and stolen Wi-Fi.
Margaret de Wys is a composer and sound installation artist who is on the faculty at Bard College’s Milton Avery Graduate School of the Arts.
Sea of Poppies is a miraculous book about even more than the 19th-century opium trade, which is an exciting tale in and of itself, fraught with voracious greed, power-mongering, and racism.
A few years ago, Daniel Pinchbeck, a self-described Manhattan intellectual and atheist, found himself in spiritual crisis: psychically isolated, a fish in a bucket of water, constrained by a Freudian worldview and longing for the ocean of the collective unconscious.