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Dr Hannah Singleton FHEA

Art Theory and Practice

Hannah Singleton is a lecturer in the Department of Art and Performance. She delivers and teaches into various Contextualising Practice units across undergraduate art, design, and fashion programmes, with a particular emphasis on material cultures, memory, place and identity.

Current research explores the legacy of the Pendle Witches through analysis of material culture and artistic practice situated in this northern English landscape; trauma and memorialisation in the countryside (particularly related to female trauma and witch hunts); performance, genders and homemaking in contemporary arts practice.

Previous research has explored the physical and immaterial traces of performance and temporal artworks through alternative and artist led archives.


Hannah Singleton is a member of the Art and Performance Research Hub.

Journal Articles

Singleton, H., 2024. 'On the Hill: Representations and retellings of the Pendle Witches' history within the rural landscape of Lancashire, England', Revenant, TBC (Forthcoming).

Allan, HE., 2016. 'En-coding performance: from analogue to digital', International Journal of Performance Arts and Digital Media, 12 (2), pp. 163-170.