Countess Erzsébet Báthory continues to draw the interest of historians, critics, artists and in the process, one could...
The expression “secret societies,” in the alliterative and often plural form that became standard before the final quarter of the eighteenth-century.
Perhaps, you have probably seen Gothabilly dresses in your local alternative fashion shop – assuming, that is, that you have one – due to the outlook’s recent surge of popularity. Just as deathrock came under the wing of the Goth scene...
Australian archaeologists have examined prehistoric obsidian tools from the Nanngu site in the Solomon Islands and have determined they may have been used for tattooing people. The 3,000-year-old chips of glass-like volcanic rock have residues of...
From anthropological curiosity to fairground attraction, subcultural marking to a fashion statement, tattoos have been around for many centuries.
The practice of permanently decorating the human skin is an ancient and widespread one, and evidence for it survives from as early as the Neolithic...
‘In the Flesh’ addresses concerns against the medical culture in which poisonous pharmacology threatens a Gothicized neoliberal way of life.
Recent research has significantly complicated our understanding of Georgian style, regarding new methodologies, functions, and contemporary perception of the 1700s.
Florentine historiographer Giorgio Vasari (1511–1574), the Italian painter, architect, writer and art-historian, was the first to label the...
The characteristic of architecture we now call Gothic first emerged in northern France in around 1140. It evolved during the construction of...
The recent emergence of a crop of successful French-language horror films manifests a multiplicity of transformations in Québec cinema in particular.
As part of Smart Films 2017 program, the short film ‘El Fin’ will premiere at Teatro Cafam de Bellas Artes on the Star Wars screen.
The rapport between Goth subcultures and technology has often been a subject of fascination for those who are part of that subculture and observers.
By evoking hidden memories, Neil Gaiman’s works are envisioned in the tradition of Gothic Fairy tales showing traces of a forgotten past, which affects the present.