Art and the Invisible World of ParapsychologywithShannon Taggart

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Shannon Taggart is an artist and author exploring the mystery of photography and the representation of belief. Her images have been exhibited and featured internationally, including within the publications Time, New York Times Magazine, Discover, Newsweek, and CNN. Her work has been recognized by Nikon, Magnum Photos, the Inge Morath Foundation, American Photography, and the Alexia Foundation for World Peace. She is author of Séance, a book of artistic and historical photographs documenting the world of spiritualism. Her website is

Shannon shares how art and imagery can capture the seemingly invisible world of spirits and parapsychology.

00:00:00 Introduction

00:02:09 Photography links to Spiritualism

00:08:43 Authenticity of spirit photography

00:21:09 Ectoplasm

00:31:47 Parapsychology and innovation

00:39:26 Cultural transitions

00:44:23 SORRAT Group

00:53:48 Art, telepathy, and consciousness

00:57:21 Capturing spirits on camera

01:01:15 Conclusion

Edited subtitles for this video are available in Russian, Portuguese, Italian, German, French, and Spanish.

New Thinking Allowed CoHost, Emmy Vadnais, OTR/L, is an intuitive healer and health coach based in St. Paul, Minnesota. She is the author of Intuitive Development: How to Trust Your Inner Knowing for Guidance With Relationships, Health, and Spirituality. Her website is

(Recorded on March 1, 2023)

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Published on April 21, 2023


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