Associate Artist Writer: Sarah Hymas

 

Sarah Hymas is a poet, performer and artistbook maker. Her writing has appeared in print, multimedia exhibits, dance videos, lyrics, pyrotechnical installations, on stage, as audio walks and an improvised opera. Host, her poetry collection, is published by Waterloo Press (2010). Her artistbook Lune (2013) was featured in The Guardian Books Blog. In 2014 she co-wrote Tales from the Towpath for Manchester Literature Festival, an immersive story told through geocaching, augmented reality, micro print and performance; shortlisted for the international 2014 New Media Writing Prize.

In 2015 she was commissioned to write and perform two site-specific spoken word pieces exploring sea level rise on the Lancashire and Yorkshire coasts: Lune Rising and Colne Rising, and collaborated on Ripple, an installation that uses physical poems and augmented reality to illuminate climate change. She is interested in the relationship between past, present and futures, and how we see, experience and interpret our environments.

www.sarahhymas.net  |  @sarahhymas

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