The Return of Occulture
Scarlet Imprint has been described, more than once, as a subversive publisher. So when we were offered a manuscript by Carl Abrahamsson we knew that we were the home for it.
With the publication of Reasonances, we are reaffirming our commitment to occulture as a force for change.
Art can function as a magical weapon.
When I began my own exploration of magick, it was a disreputable, dirty and dangerous thing to pursue. More than that, it was allied to a counter-cultural sensibility which rejected the blood temperature media of the mainstream and instead sought out its own neglected Saints.
This meant a pursuit of outsider artists, writers, painters, film-makers and dissidents with the empowering necessity of creating a culture of our own. It meant research to glean the information that was properly termed occult. It meant a ruthless pursuit of self-knowledge.
This seems to have been replaced by the simple circulation of online memes for clicks and kudos.
One vital force in establishing Occulture was Thee Temple of Psychick Youth whose…
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