Vol. 26 No. 5 (2023): magic

Edited by Lorna Piatti-Farnell and Angelique Nairn
Image by Dollar Gill on Unsplash

Published: 2023-10-02


  • The Magic of Media and Culture

    Lorna Piatti-Farnell, Angelique Nairn


  • The Power of Chaos Exploring Magic, Gender, and Agency in Netflix’s The Witcher

    Angelique Nairn, Lorna Piatti-Farnell


  • Conjuring Up a King The Use of Magic and Ritual in the Coronation of King Charles III

    Lisa J. Hackett, Jo Coghlan
  • “You Know There’s No ‘It’ Right? ‘It’ Was Just Us” Magic as a Tool for Audience Empathy in Yellowjackets

    Alexander Hudson Beare, Amy Brierley-Beare
  • "I Love Every Part of You" Curse as Disability in Disney's The Owl House

    Chloe T. Rattray, Katie Ellis
  • Magic and Spells in Buffy the Vampire Slayer (1997-2003)

    Louise Child
  • The Transformative Magic of Education in Walt Disney’s The Sword in the Stone

    Brennan Thomas
  • Climate Change as Dark Magic in Miraculous: Tales of Ladybug & Cat Noir Animation

    Andre Vasques Vital, Mariza Pinheiro Bezerra
  • Magic and Metamodernism

    Shaun Wilson
  • Mzansi Magic “Jerusalema” as Redemptive Culture

    Martina Viljoen
  • Making It Magical Outlining Dialectic Interactions between Construction Decisions and Pagan Beliefs in a Bespoke Frame Drum Commission

    Will Connor
  • Music as Magic Breaking and Recasting the Spell of Live Music in Naarm/Melbourne

    Shelley Brunt, Mike Callander, Sebastian Diaz-Gasca, Tami Gadir, Ian Rogers, Catherine Strong
  • Metamodern Spell Casting The Blockchain as a Conceptual Medium for Contemporary Visual Artists

    Sue Beyer
  • Art Is Magic The Conjuring and Mediated Deception of The Paradise Institute and Binaural Walks

    Alex Davies, Alexandra Lara Crosby
  • Just an Illusion? The Politics of the Magic Trick

    Saša Miletić
  • ChatGPT Isn't Magic The Hype and Hypocrisy of Generative Artificial Intelligence (AI) Rhetoric

    Tama Leaver, Suzanne Srdarov