Sarah Perks

Sarah Perks is an international curator, consultant and writer and Professor of MIMA School of Art & Design. One of Creative Review’s 50 Creative Leaders in 2017, Sarah has led many major engagement, participation and curatorial projects with international artists including Rosa Barba, Phil Collins, David Lynch, Noorafshan Mirza & Brad Butler and Qasim Riza Shaheen. Developing her career in education at Cornerhouse, Manchester, she became the inaugural Artistic Director (Visual Art) of HOME and Professor of Visual Art at Manchester School of Art. Sarah has published over twenty essays and books, the most recent Artists Moving Image in Britain Since 1989 is co-edited with Erika Balsom and Lucy Reynolds (Paul Mellon Centre for Studies in British Art & Yale University Press). Sarah is also senior research curator of Asia Triennial Manchester and Chair of Islington Mill Foundation in Salford, Fellow of the RSA and Programme Advisor (Artist Moving Image) for the BFI London Film Festival.