Sarah Walker is a Geelong-based artist, writer and photographer. Her art practice uses comedy, narrative and speculative fiction to create surprising encounters with the unknown and catastrophic. She works particularly with immersive binaural sound, video and text-based installation. She was a finalist in the 2019 international MTV RE:DEFINE award and the 45downstairs Emerging Artist Award. She has been a winner of the Best Portrait prize at the CCP Salon, a finalist in the National Photographic Portrait Prize, a two-time finalist in the Maggie Diaz Photography Prize for Women and a semi-finalist in the Moran Photographic Portrait Prize.
Sarah is a Walkley-nominated writer and critic. She was runner-up in the 2019 Calibre Essay Prize and received the 2020 ABR Victorian Rising Star award. Her essay collection, The first time I thought I was dying, will be published by UQP in August 2021.