Sarah Hughes - Research Assistant & Visiting Lecturer.
Sarah Hughes is Research Assistant on the full-time Visual Arts programmes. She is a practicing artist, performer, and composer, working across sculpture, improvised music, composition and publishing.
Hughes's work has been exhibited and performed internationally, including solo shows at South London Gallery, Cass Sculpture Foundation, and Supplement, London. Her compositions have been performed internationally, including events such as Three Generations of British Composers: Skempton, Crane, Hughes, performed by the Southland Orchestra, Los Angeles. Commissioned works have been performed at Music We'd Like To Hear, London; 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 (Bloomsbury Publishing, 2012).
Research interests: sculpture; composition; avant-garde studies; politics of art; alternative education.