52 minutes | Mar 21, 2019

RE-RELEASE: "Witchcraft Capitalism" (w/ Katelan Foisy)

Today's episode is a re-release of one of our favorite episodes: "Witchcraft Capitalism" (w/ Katelan Foisy) from October 12, 2017.---There is a strong market for witchcraft these days. As practices such as astrology, tarot, crystals, and herbal medicine enter the mainstream, the use of witchcraft to sell stuff has increased dramatically. Jessa sits down with writer, artist, and witch, Katelan Foisy, to discuss what happens when a serious religious practice becomes commodified. Katelan Foisy is a multimedia artist, writer, and witch.Her fine art pieces have been displayed at The Worcester Art Museum, Ohio History Museum, MODA, WEAM, A&D Gallery, and Last Rights. She has graced the pages of the Grammy Award programs and the stage of Cynthia von Buhler's immersive historical plays "Speakeasy Dollhouse" and "The Brothers Booth." Katelan has been featured in NY Times, Elle magazine, Paper Magazine, GQ Italy, Time Out NY, and many othersfor her work both as an artist, curator and occultist. She has written for Motherboard/VICE, Electric Literature, Luna Luna, ERIS magazine, and COILHOUSE. She is co-owner of London Conjure with Sister Enable in the UK. She was called a Female Jack Kerouac by Taylor Mead and a Modern Day Francesca Woodman by Cynthia von Buhler. William Patrick Corgan has said, "They used to burn witches like Katelan."SUBSCRIBE to the #PublicIntellectual #Patreon page to access bonus content, merch, and more:https://www.patreon.com/publicintellectualPLEASE SUBSCRIBE AND RATE US on Apple Podcasts, Google Play, Stitcher, or wherever you get your podcasts.PUBLIC INTELLECTUAL IS A FOREVER DOG PODCASThttp://foreverdogproductions.com/fdpn/podcasts/public-intellectual/
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