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.
I am not ashamed to admit that I am enamoured of the song ‘She Wolf’ by Shakira. Not only does it find a convincing rhyme for ‘lycanthropy’ but she looks fierce in the video. (I am also not ashamed to … Continue reading →