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Sarah Hayden

Sarah Hayden is a writer, Associate Professor of Literature and Visual Culture at the University of Southampton and co-lead (together with Hannah Wallis) of the Art of Captioning Research Group. She is the author of the monograph, Curious Disciplines: Mina Loy and Avant-Garde Artisthood (University of New Mexico Press, 2018), and co-author with Paul Hegarty of Peter Roehr–Field Pulsations (Snoeck, 2018). Recent publications on voiceworks include essays for Cultural PoliticsHolt/Smithson FoundationLUXb2o: boundary2 online, and a trio of experimental lecture-poems for SpamPlaza. Since 2019, she has held AHRC Innovation Fellowships to lead “Voices in the Gallery”, a four-year research, curating and commissioning project exploring intersections of voice, text, art and access. In 2020, she curated Many voices, all of them loved at John Hansard Gallery and guest-curated the voiceworks strand of Queer Art Projects’ online exhibition #WIP: work-in-progress/working process. In 2021, she co-organised (with Hannah Wallis) the Caption-Conscious Ecology programme at Nottingham Contemporary, and as part of Voices in the Gallery, is now working on an audio description project for LUX and curating an exhibition of new work by Liza Sylvestre for John Hansard Gallery (2022). Sarah is currently writing a book on voice in art for University of Minnesota Press.

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