What are altered states of consciousness? Can altered states produce altered worlds?
Altered States brings together poetic journeys that explore the varieties of revelatory experience. These poems expand our sense of selfhood and place in the cosmos, complicating the boundaries between alterity and the ordinary, to propose a new psychedelic style for the 21st century.
With contributions from K Allado-McDowell, Spiros Antonopoulos, Khairani Barokka, Jen Calleja, Sophie Collins, Jesse Darling, Paige Emery, James Goodwin, Johanna Hedva, Caspar Heinemann, IONE, Lucy Ives, Bhanu Kapil, Daisy Lafarge, Dorothea Lasky, Precious Okoyomon, Irenosen Okojie, Nisha Ramayya, Hannah Satz, Erica Scourti, Emily Segal Tai Shani, Sin Wai Kin, Himali Singh Soin, Jenna Sutela, Rebecca Tamas and Flora Yin-Wong.