In the Open Graves, Open Minds Project, we unearthed depictions of the vampire and the undead in literature, art, and other media, before embracing shapeshifters and other supernatural beings and their worlds. OGOM opens up questions concerning genre, gender, hybridity, cultural change, and other realms. The Project extends to all narratives of the fantastic, the folkloric, the fabulous, and the magical.
Last week I was lucky enough to see Laura Marling perform at Queen Elizabeth Hall, Southbank. It was a beautiful concert. And, of more interest to me and my peculiar research topics, she opened with her song ‘Howl’. I don’t … Continue reading →