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Sarah Cole is a visual artist who makes work in and beyond the gallery or museum

Sarah Cole's practice involves the orchestration of collaborative encounters as a form of live research into lived experience.

Recent work includes: In-Kind, a mobile one-to-one performance about being a carer; Smother, an Artangel commission, presented at 101 Kings Cross Road; and TRIBE at Peckham Platform in London.

Her work engages with pedagogy, performance and place and takes the form of events, installations, recordings, presentations and publications.

Previously, Sarah's work has included placing a live horse in a classroom, as a response to teachers talking about their ideas on teaching/learning, and Nest, a promenade performance event involving over 300 staff, children, parents, governors and local people from Briscoe Primary School in Basildon.

Sarah Cole studied English Literature and Fine Art at Exeter and Plymouth Universities followed by an MA in Media Fine Art at the Slade, University College London. She has exhibited in Denmark, Finland and Australia as well as across the UK, and been commissioned by many arts organisations including Artangel, The South London Gallery, Creative Partnerships and the National Theatre.

Sarah Cole lives in London and is a senior lecturer on the BA Fine Art at Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design, University of the Arts London.

This website contains a selection of work from a range of different sites and situations

Nest, performance documentation, 2008. Photo: Andrew Whittuck