Sarah Hughes

Subject Tutor (Fine Art) and Curatorial Assistant

Sarah Hughes is a Subject Tutor on the full-time Fine Art programmes and Curatorial Assistant in the College's Collections Department. She is a practicing artist, performer, and composer with a long standing interest in alternative modes of living, creative agency, and acts of resistance.

Her work has been exhibited and performed internationally, including solo shows at Punt WG (Amsterdam), South London Gallery (London), Cass Sculpture Foundation (West Sussex), and Supplement (London). Commissioned works include performances at London Contemporary Music Festival, Modern Art Oxford, Musée des Beaux Arts Nantes, and Constellation, Chicago. As a performer Hughes has played at various events both as a solo artist and in group ensembles in the UK, Europe and North America.

Her work features in a number of publications including Experimental Music Since 1970 by Jennie Gottschalk (Bloomsbury Publishing, 2016) and Word Events: Perspectives on Verbal Notation by James Saunders and John Lely (Continuum, 2012).

Research interests

  • Ruralism
  • Alternative pedagogy
  • Utopian studies

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