The photographs are eerie and erotic, feminine and powerful, natural and fantastical. They show witches not as the old and crooked-nosed hags of popular culture, but as genuine individuals at play and at worship. The photographs come with no explanation, only a sigil corresponding to each image, a magical seal or symbol that only heightens the photographs’ spookiness.
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Witchcraft, femininity, nature, and photography come together in Rik Garrett‘s collection Earth Magic, published in a book by Fulgur Press. The photographs are made using the wet plate collodion process and are reminiscent of old spirit photography. Long fascinated with the world of the occult, as well as man’s relationship to nature and fantasy, what the photographer has envisioned with this project is, “a matristic, nature-based world; a female-centric, ritualistic community completely apart from the rest of society. This is a history of ‘witchcraft’ devoid → READ THE ENTIRE ARTICLE & LEARN MORE HERE
Source:: The Creators Project