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Sarah Cook

Dr. Sarah Cook is a curator of contemporary art, writer, and new media art historian.


Cook is the author (with Beryl Graham) of Rethinking Curating: Art After New Media (MIT Press, 2010) and co-editor (with Sara Diamond) of an anthology of texts about art and technology (Euphoria & Dystopia, Riverside Architectural Press, 2011).

She received her PhD in curating new media art from the University of Sunderland (2004) where she co-founded the online resource for curators, CRUMB, and helped set up the MA Curating course.

In 2011/12 she was theorist in residence in the History of Art at the University of Edinburgh and from 2012 an honorary research fellow at the University of Liverpool.

She lectures and publishes widely about emerging art forms and curatorial practice, has curated exhibitions worldwide and has been an invited speaker at museums and galleries including Stedelijk Museum (Amsterdam), Carnegie Museum (Pittsburgh), Tate (London) and many others.

She is on the founding advisory board of the Journal of Curatorial Studies.

Sarah Cook