Sarah Pollman's (she/they) practice intertwines visual art, curatorial and pedagogical practices and is informed by principles drawn from art history, Critical Theory, and visual anthropology. Her research examines networks of signification in material culture with particular emphasis on photographic history, theory and production.

Her work has been supported by grants and fellowships from Assets for Artists / Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art, Creative Capital / Warhol Foundation Arts Writers Grant Program, and Emerson College. Her book, The Distances Between Us, was published by Trëma Forlag in 2016 and she has published articles in Art New England and Big, Red & Shiny, among other journals. She has curated exhibitions at the Photographic Resource Center, the Dorchester Art Project, and the New Art Center in Newton, as well as in various independent spaces. Her visual projects has been shown internationally, including solo shows at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston and the Danforth Art Museum, as well as group shows at the Griffin Museum of Photography, the Rourke Art Museum, among others.

Sarah teaches in the Visual & Media Arts Department at Emerson College and holds an MFA from Tufts University and a BFA from the School of the Museum of Fine Arts at Tufts University. 

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