Richard Syrett speaks with a professional photographer and journalist who first became aware of the paranormal as a teenager after a chilling experience with a medium. She’ll discuss her investigation into the American-born religion of Spiritualism which teaches that humans can communicate with spirits of the dead, and her experiments photographing the paranormal, and what may be invisible to the human eye.
GUEST: Shannon Taggart is a photographer based in Brooklyn, New York whose work blurs the line between art, anthropology and the paranormal. Her photographs have been exhibited and featured internationally, including within the publications TIME, New York Times Magazine, Discover, and Newsweek. From 2014 – 2016, she was Scholar and Artist-in-Residence at the Morbid Anatomy Museum in New York. She is the author of SÉANCE: Spiritualist Ritual and the Search for Ectoplasm.