Sara Hannant

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Sara Hannant is an artist and photographer whose work explores magic, myth and folklore. Her images have been widely exhibited including at The Royal Society of Arts, Christie’s and Towner Art Gallery and featured on the BBC, The Guardian, Sunday Times, Hotshoe, Abraxas, and British Journal of Photography among others. In 2019, she was shortlisted for the British Photography Awards and in 2018 for the British Life Photography Award and nominated for the Royal Photographic Society Hundred Heroines. Of Shadows: One Hundred Objects from the Museum of Witchcraft and Magic (Strange Attractor Press 2016) was shortlisted for the International Photography Awards Book of the Year 2017. Her book Mummers, Maypoles and Milkmaids: A Journey through the English Ritual Year (Merrell 2011) received the runner-up Katharine Briggs Folklore Award in 2012, and the exhibition of the same title is being toured by the Horniman Museum. Sara lectures in photography at City, University of London and London Metropolitan University.