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Fiction, philosophy
& other dangerous occupations

COMING SOON: JULY 2024

EVEN ANIMALS ARE MACHINES

When the great French philosopher, René Descartes, died in 1650, a strange rumour took hold.

Fact: in 1649, Descartes was travelling by ship across the North Sea to start a new life in Sweden. Rumour: one night, the crew discovered a bizarre contraption in his cabin. It was a mechanical replica of Francine, the philosopher’s dead daughter. Fearing black magic, they tossed the android overboard, plunging Descartes into despair.

That’s where this tale begins: at the birth of a legend.

Set at the mythical birth of modernity, Even Animals Are Machines is a Baroque-punk gem that explores the limits of intelligence and the outer limits of technology.

It’s about the struggle between reason and passion—and about robots, seventeenth-century style.

Dangerous occupations

Science fiction, new weird, slipstream, cyberpunk, horror, dreamstates, future shock

Posthumanism, transhumanism, biophilosophy, the philosophy of technology

Post-apocalyptic installations, audio visual plays, featureless bodies, shreds of residual data

Post-punk, industrial, gothic, dark electronica, soul cannibals, deranged minds, twisted designs

Journalism, editing, translations, micronations, surveillance, singularities