About Us

Sarah Carrington studied Visual Culture at Brighton University and Curating Contemporary Art at the Royal College of Art. She is an independent curator, writer and project manager based in London with a particular interest in the role of art in society.

Sarah co-founded the curatorial partnership B+B with Sophie Hope in 2000. Past B+B projects include Notion Nanny a touring project with Allison Smith (various venues, 2005-06), Real Estate: Art in a Changing City, as part of London in Six Easy Steps (ICA, London 2005), Trading Places -– Migration, representation, collaboration and activism in contemporary art (Pump House Gallery, London 2004) and B+B at Home, a six month programme of residencies, exhibitions and events (Austrian Cultural Forum, London 2003).

Sarah’s independent projects include the Summer School for Bukaka with Anthony Auerbach (Austrian Cultural Forum, London, 2001), Evoking History with Mary Jane Jacob (Charleston, South Carolina, 2001–2), Is this what we call progress? workshop on Tino Sehgal’s exhibition at the ICA (London, 2005), coordinating Yona Friedman’s Superstructure as part of Disassembly at North Westminster Community School, (organised by the Serpentine Gallery, 2006) and coordinating public art commissions for Bonkersfest07! (with the South London Gallery, 2007).

In 2007 Sarah participated in the Qui. Enter. Atlas. Symposium of Young Curators at Gamec in Bergamo, Italy. She is an associate lecturer at Chelsea College of Art and Central St Martins. She regularly advises artists and organisations on development and has worked with Studio Voltaire and Matt’s Gallery among others. She is currently part-time Commissions Manager at Vital Arts where she is developing a large-scale programme of residencies and public art works for Barts and the London NHS Trust.