Sam Metz is an artist and curator based in the north of England. They studied Architecture and Critical Theory at University of Nottingham and have previously trained in physical theatre. They currently work at BEYOND Arts and Pyramid of arts in arts development for adults with learning disabilities as well as being a freelance artist and researcher.
As an emerging curator Sam is influenced by disability-led approaches to interpretation, particularly focusing on sensory modalities of understanding supported by a research grant from Sustainability Health Environment Development (S-H-E-D) and Necessity.
As a neurodivergent artist and curator with sensory processing differences, Sam creates work in non-verbal ways that begin and end in movement and embodied interactions without recourse to traditionally privileged verbal and written forms of communication.