Sarah Shamash



Artist, Educator, Researcher


Sarah Shamash is an Assistant Professor of Critical and Cultural Studies at Emily Carr University. Her PhD focuses on an archive of films in Brazil known as VĂ­deo nas aldeias. Her artworks comprise the use of media in a wide variety formats, such as installation, documentary, photography, sound, performance, and video. Her work has been shown in curated exhibitions and film festivals internationally and has been supported by the Canada Council for the Arts and BC Arts Council. Her work as an artist, researcher, educator, and programmer can be understood as interconnected and whole; they all revolve around a passion for cinema as a pluriversal art. She lives on the unceded and ancestral territories of the Musqueam, Squamish, and Tsleil Waututh First Nations in what is known as Vancouver.

Sarah Shamash, 2024