Ink Minx: Shanzey Afzal’s Mobile Feminist Tattoo Studio

Shanzey Afzal started her mobile feminist tattoo studio, Ink Minx, out of necessity. After surviving an apprenticeship rife with sexism and familial stigma for her career choice, Afzal was inspired to create a safer space for women and non-binary folks to get tattooed. The Long Island-bred, Brooklyn-based artist always wanted to live small, and fortuitously […]

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Literary Witches: Taisia Kitaiskaia & Katy Horan On Magic, Inspiration, and Collaboration

Literary Witches: A Celebration of Magical Women Writers is a kaleidoscopic grimoire that positions the great literary craftswomen of our time as seers, sorceresses, and sages. Taisia Kitaiskaia’s gripping, exquisitely crafted words are set ablaze by Katy Horan’s haunting images that pulse with primal magic. Their collaboration will not only inspire you to dig deeper into transportive […]

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Knifesex’s Babalon: An Offering To The Goddess

knifesex‘s Babalon begins with hypnotic intensity, building in a brooding crescendo as creatrix Vanessa Irena whispers: “Holy is the whore.” She repeats this phrase, mantra-like: a fitting beginning to a sonic offering to Babalon. Alternately sinister and celestial, fusing noise, trip hop, and synthwave, knifesex’s first full-length release is a soundtrack for destroying the divide between sacred […]

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October Slut of the Month: Princess VuVu

The spookiest month of the year deserves the spookiest slut, and we’re delighted that Princess VuVu has offered herself as a sacrifice to the dark goddess. Currently working on a Grindhouse-style sexploitation featurette shot on super8 film, this stripper siren is no stranger to sex, blood, and subversion. Read on for more about this shapeshifting sorceress’ advocacy and […]

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“Season of the Witch” Elevates Rituals & The Mystical In Visual Art

An exhibition that centers magic and ritual, “Season of the Witch” contends with modern day mysticism through paintings and sculptures that pulse with primal electricity. The show, curated by Sarah Potter, runs from July 22nd through September 4th at the Seligmann Center in Sugarloaf, NY, and is infused with the uncanny at every angle. Featuring […]

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Hell Bent For Metal & Leather: Cult Sisters’ Wearable Witchcraft

Hell bent for metal and leather, Cult Sisters is a line of haunting talismans hand crafted by Erin Terror. Her chokers, rings, and pendants have a backstory and purpose infused with intention, inspiring the wearer to create their own magic each time they get dressed. As admirers of the Cult Sisters aesthetic for years, we were moved to […]

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