Sarah Shamash

CV

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SARAH SHAMASH 

EDUCATION
2006         M.F.A. Paris VIII Université De Saint Denis. New Media and Contemporary Art. Saint-Denis, France
2005         M.A. Paris VIII Université De Saint Denis. Film. Saint-Denis, France
2000         B.A. University of British Columbia. Film. Vancouver, BC 

SELECTED EXHIBITIONS
2015            Kwanxwala – Thunder (teaser). Not Sent Letters. Toast Collective. Vancouver
2014          Hastings Glean. Group show. Photographic series, single channel video. Back Gallery. Vancouver, BC
2013            Tree Realm. Sound installation with video. Loco Moto Art. Tatlow Park. Vancouver, BC
                  D is for Diorama. Video installation. Loco Moto Art. Queen Elizabeth Park. Vancouver, BC
                  I is for Idle No More. Video Installation. Your Kontinent Festival – Digital Carnival. Richmond, BC 
                  I is for Idle No More. Resonating Existent(s). Group show. AHVA gallery. Vancouver, BC
2012          Telling Traces. Performed version. Not Sent Letters. Vancouver, BC
                   (dis)location – Sampa. Circuito ArteMov. Paço das Artes. Sao Paulo, Brazil
2011           (dis)location – Sampa. New Forms Festival. Vancouver, BC
2010           (dis)location – Salvador. Artemov. Museum of Modern Art. Salvador, Brazil
                  (dis)location – Salvador. New Forms Festival. Vancouver, 
2008           All the Perfumes of Arabia… Interactive installation. VIVO media arts. Vancouver, BC 

SELECTED SCREENINGS / FESTIVALS
2013         I is for Idle No More. Installation. VIMAF Vancouver Indigenous Media Arts Festival. Vancouver, BC
                (dis)location – Sampa. Documentary. Black International Cinema Berlin. Berlin, Germany
                (dis)location – Sampa. Documentary. Ethnofest Athens Ethnographic Film Festival. Athens, Greece
2012         (dis)location – Sampa. Documentary. MAM - Museum of Modern Art. Salvador, Brazi
                Ariadne’s Thread. Video. Atomic Centre. Winnipeg, AL
                Pink Girl – Sao Paolo. Video in collaboration with Toshiko Oiwa. Utopia Festival. NFB/W2. Vancouver, BC
2011         Pink Girl – Sao Paolo. Video. Antimatter Film Festival. Victoria, BC
                Variations on Elevators. Dance video. St. John’s International Women’s Film Festival. St. John’s,                                                  Newfoundland
                Ariadne’s Thread. Video. Makan Art Space. Amman, Jordan
2010         Pink Girl – Sao Paolo. Video. Cinedans. Amsterdam, Netherlands 
                Ariadne’s Thread. Video. AllArtnow. Damascus, Syria
                The Adventure of a Photographer. Video. Seoul International New Media Festival. Seoul, Korea
                Security Guards. Documentary. Live@8. Galway, Ireland
2009         The Adventure of a Photographer. Single channel video. AllArtnow. Damascus, Syria
                Ariadne’s Thread. Video. Images Festival. Toronto, ON
2008         Security Guards. Documentary. Traces de Vies. Clermont-Ferrand, France
2007         Passages & Puzzles. Documentary. Diaspora Film Festival. Toronto, ON

CURATORIAL PROGRAMS
2013       Programmer: Experimental videos by LocoMotoArt artists. Charqui. Vancouver, BC
2012       Co-Programmer: Accented Video and the Autobiographical. Atomic Center. Winnipeg, MA
              Co-Programmer: Experimental Aesthetics of Female DIY Video. Vancouver, BC
2011       Co-Programmer: Accented Video and the Autobiographical. Amman, Jordan

GRANTS / SCHOLARSHIPS / AWARDS
2012         Canada Council For The Arts. Travel Grant
                Artist Live / Work Studio Award. City of Vancouver. Cultural Grants Awards
                BC Arts Council. Professional Development Grant
2011         Canada Council For The Arts. Travel Grant
2010         Canada Council For The Arts. Travel Grant
2009         Canada Council For The Arts. Grants to New Media and Audio Artists.
2008         Canada Council For The Arts. Travel Grant
                Charles Street Video Established Artist In Residence Award. Toronto, ON
                National Film Board. Filmmaker’s Assistance Program grant. Montreal, PQ
2007         Canada Council For The Arts. Grants to Film and Video Artists.                

RESIDENCIES
2013         Aberthau Mansion. Art residency with Loco Moto Art Collective. Vancouver, BC
2011         Makan Art Space. Artist in residence. Amman, Jordan.
2010         Fundaçao Armando Alvarez Penteado (FAAP). Artist in residence. Sao Paulo, Brazil
2009         Banff Centre for the Arts. BNMI Self-directed Co-production residency. Banff, AL
                Two Heads Institute. Artist in residence. Salvador, Brazil
2008         Banff Centre for the Arts. BNMI Co-production residency: Almost Perfect. Banff, AL
                Charles Street Video. Artist in residence. Toronto, ON    
                VIVO (Video In / Video Out). Artist in residence. Vancouver, BC
2007         CFC. Media arts residency program at the CFC (Canadian Film Centre). Toronto, ON
2005         Western Front. Artist in residence. Vancouver, BC                

COLLECTIONS / BIBLIOGRAPHY / LINKS
2013         http://artmobility.interartive.org/sarah-shamash-dislocation-sampa-aisha-jamal
                Video Out, Catalogue.
2012         http://notsentlettersproject.com/not-sent-letters-guests-summer-special/
2010         Festival Vivo Artemov, Catalogue
                http://ecoarte.info/ecoarte/2010/09/dislocation-salvador-sarah-shamash/
                http://www.transmediale.de/node/15302 Transmediale site
2009         Images festival, Catalogue
2008         Photographic Prints: The Adventure of a Photographer. Private collection. Gesta Abols