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Sarah Cook is the co-founder and co-editor of CRUMB. From 2004-2013 she worked as research fellow at the University of Sunderland. She is currently a fellow at Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art and Design at Dundee University. In 2008 she was the inaugural curatorial fellow at EYEBEAM in New York, supported by CRUMB's current AHRC grant. From 2006 to 2008 she was supported by a Leverhulme Trust Early Career Fellowship. From Mar 2004 to Mar 2006 she was New Media Curator/Researcher in collaboration with BALTIC, the Centre for Contemporary Art (Gateshead, UK). She completed her Doctorate at the University of Sunderland on the theory and practice of curating new media art in partnership with BALTIC in 2004. Funding for her research has been provided by the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council, the AHRB, and Arts Council England. She has a Master's Degree from Bard College's Centre for Curatorial Studies in New York (1998). Sarah has curated exhibitions and commissioned new media art worldwide for organisations including the Banff Centre for the Arts (Canada), the Bellevue Art Museum (Seattle), the Walker Art Center (Minneapolis), and the National Gallery of Canada. She has worked with Thomson&Craighead, Lev Manovich, Cornelia Sollfrank, Jonah Brucker-Cohen, Michel de Broin, Heath Bunting, and many others. Her curated and co-curated exhibitions include: Broadcast Yourself co-curated with Kathy Rae Huffman for AV Festival, Hatton Gallery and Cornerhouse and Database Imaginary co-curated with Anthony Kiendl and Steve Dietz, for Walter Phillips Gallery, Banff, and touring (Dunlop Art Gallery, Regina; Toronto; Montreal).

She is the co-author with Beryl Graham of Rethinking Curating: Art After New Media (MIT Press, 2010) and co-editor of the book Curating New Media (BALTIC, 2002) and has written articles for [A-N], Public Art Journal, Cream and Mute, and chapters for books including New Media in the White Cube and Beyond (2008) and Beyond the Box (2003). Sarah has presented papers at The Photographers Gallery (London), Tate Modern (London), de Balie (Amsterdam) The Banff Centre's Curatorial Research Institute and at Universities worldwide.



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  Sarah Cook
  Kathy Rae Huffman
  Beryl Graham
  Steve Dietz
  Cornelia Sollfrank
  Lev Manovich
  Anthony Kiendl