In honour of All Hallows’ Eve, here are three ghost stories from the Monguor, in northwestern China. Notice how strikingly different—and yet how eerily similar!—these are to European tales on similar motifs.
It is with great pleasure that we announce the publication of the newest book in our mythic arts series: The Museum of Shadows and Reflections by Claire Dean is a strange, troubling, and chillingly beautiful…Continue Reading
We are delighted to announce the release of a new issue of Unsettling Wonder, on the theme of Changelings. This issue represents a reboot of the journal, under the new lead editorship of Defne Çizakça.…Continue Reading
An interview with Aikaterini Gegisian by Defne Cizakca Part 2 of 2 Our second meeting took place in the summer. We met in Istanbul, at a bustling café in the neighbourhood of Nişantaşı. Aikaterini had…Continue Reading
An interview with Aikaterini Gegisian by Defne Cizakca Part 1 of 2 I met Aikaterini at wintertime, in a small amphitheatre at University College London where we were attending a masterclass on Ottoman Cosmopolitanism. In…Continue Reading
I discovered the woods by our house just as the year was turning.
I’d seen them before, of course. In any stroll along the pavement past the art school towards the conference center, looking across the brackish water of the reservoir, the woods were obvious enough. And I knew, in a vaguely academic way, that people sometimes went for walks in those same woods.