Sarah Perks

Sarah Perks is a curator, writer, producer and academic. She is currently Artistic Director (Visual Art) at HOME Manchester and Professor of Visual Art at Manchester School of Art.

Sarah works internationally on multiple collaborations and exhibitions, with extensive experience of working in contemporary visual art, independent film and engagement. Recent exhibitions include The heart is deceitful about things (with Omar Kholeif) and Safe: Are ou allergic to the 21st century?

She is a specialist in artist feature film, performance and participatory art. In 2011, Sarah set up HOME Artist film (then Cornerhouse Artist Film) as a means of investigating new methods for the production, distribution and exhibition of artist feature film. New for 2015/6 is a new series of books, Transactions of Desire, running parallel to HOME’s inaugural visual art programme.