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Sarah Forrest

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Sarah Forrest works across film, installation, text and sound. Her practice weaves together elements of theory, fiction and philosophy to produce narrative driven works that playfully explore perceptions both of and by the self.

Sarah Forrest (b. 1981 Dundee) is an artist based in Glasgow. After studying at Duncan of Jordanstone, Dundee, Forrest gained her masters from Glasgow School of Art in 2010, during which time she also studied at the Piet Zwart Institute, Rotterdam. Sarah Forrest had a solo exhibition in 2013, at the CCA, Forrest’s work has been presented at international film festivals, including the International Film Festival Rotterdam (2014). Public Collections include the GOMA Collection, Glasgow and the LUX Collection. She also works collaboratively with Virginia Hutchison as artist’s duo In Shadow of the Hand. in 2012 Sarah Forrest won the Margret Tait Residency Award culminating in a screening at the Glasgow Film Festival.

 

Sarah Forrest, Recital, 2016, HD video with sound 5.28 mins, ed 3

Sarah Forrestin collaboration with Virginia Hutchison (In the Shadow of the Hand), Remains, 2016, installation view of NEO NEO // Extreme Past at Pig Rock Bothy, Scottish National Galleries of Modern Art, Edinburgh.

Sarah Forrest made in collaboration with Virginia Hutchison (In the Shadow of the Hand), A Skull and A Screen, 2015, installation, graphite cast of the artist’s skull (one of which has been broken apart and left on the table), HD Video projected onto hand drawn graphite screen, cast graphite popcorn in glass bowl. Exhibited in Taigh Chearsabhagh museum and arts centre, North Uist.

Sarah Forrest in collaboration with Virginia Hutchison (In the Shadow of the Hand), Headlines, 2015, detail from installation, HD video projected onto hand drawn graphite screen and graphite cast of the artist’s skull. Exhibited in The Shock of Victory, CCA, Glasgow.

Sarah Forrest in collaboration with Virginia Hutchison (In the Shadow of the Hand), The Referendum Made Me Horny, 2015, laser cut audio records on recycled newspaper, edition of 10, spoken word audio. Exhibited in The Shock of Victory, CCA, Glasgow.

Sarah Forrest, The Pot, 2015, HD video with sound 5.10 mins,

Sarah Forrest, That now, 2013, HD video with Sound, 10:05 mins


Sarah Forrest, Absence of Evidence is not Evidence of Absence, 2012, HD video with Sound, 9:00 mins


Sarah Forrest, In the Shadow of the Hand, 2012, collaborative exhibition with Virginia Hutchison, Glasgow International. Glasgow,


Sarah Forrest, In the Shadow of the Hand, 2012, collaborative exhibition with Virginia Hutchison, Glasgow International. Glasgow,


Sarah Forrest, P is for Protagonist, 2011, Glasgow Sculpture Studios,


Sarah Forrest, The Spectator, 2011, Centre for Contemporary Art, Glasgow.


Sarah Forrest, The Speaker, 2009, Piet Zwart Institute, Rotterdam .


Sarah Forrest, The Objective Narrator, 2009, Piet Zwart Institute, Rotterdam.


Sarah Forrest, The Hook and the Artist, 2009