Hannah Allan

Hannah Elizabeth Allan

Profession: Artist, writer and researcher.

Tell us about youInterdisciplinary artist and researcher interested in forgotten, overlooked and unrecorded histories. Writing about contemporary art, performance and witches. Teaching at Manchester School of Art. Living in Lancashire and mostly working in Manchester.

What inspires you? Work that is made out of complete necessity.

What do you love about where you live? Able to walk around abandoned quarries and working farmland from my front door, with cities and towns just a short commute away. Seeking out the interesting cultural activities happening in places that aren’t urban centres.

Favourite local hangout? Any pub on the Leeds-Liverpool canal, Preston Bus Station, the second hand bookshop in Chorley.

What would your superpower be? An end to procrastination.