Witchcraft and the archetype of the Witch are explored through interviews, found sound, commissioned music and storytelling. This third episode of A Common Craft looks at presentations of witchcraft both public and personal. I talk to artist Leon Sadler, custodian of the Museum of Witchcraft and Magic Simon Costin and Sabat magazine founder and Editor-in-Chief Elisabeth Krohn.
A Common Craft is a series of podcasts about the archetype of the Witch, Witchcraft and magic and how these subjects may affect our daily lives- sometimes without us even noticing. Through interviews and storytelling, each episode will present a journey of occult ideas, feminism, healthcare, gender and popular culture. As Witchcraft becomes increasingly popular, I ask what we can learn from it's unorthodoxy and how it might make the future more magical for us all.
A Common Craft was made by Blue Firth commissioned on behalf of Waking the Witch, a touring exhibition which looks to the importance of craft, ritual and land on the practice of the ever shifting figure of the witch.
Episode Three Interviews were held with Leon Sadler, Simon Costin and Elisabeth Krohn.
Improvised incantations composed and sung by Freya Barlow, Blue Firth & Isabel Jones
Additional music by: Mick Smiley - Magic, Julia Holter - In the Green Wild, Jeri Southern - The Cabin, Phil Keiran - Raining For Old Friends
Altar written by Blue Firth read by Radhika Apte
Audio extracts include: The Occult Experience (1985), The Little Mermaid (1989)
Website image by Leon Sadler: High Energy Fruits and Vegetables