Workshop with Sarah Schorr

On 1 April 2019 artist Sarah Schorr ran a workshop for school children from the Aarhus elementary school Aarhus Academy for Global Education (AAGE), where they worked with and discussed the effects of the digital image.
Exhibition duration:
01-04-2019 - 01-04-2019
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Workshop with Sarah Schorr
Artist:
Sarah Schorr
On Monday 1 April 2019 artist Sarah Schorr ran a workshop for school children from the Aarhus elementary school Aarhus Academy for Global Education (AAGE), where they worked with and discussed the effects of the digital image. The basis for many of the questions raised in the workshop was the exhibition ScreenShots: Desire and Automated Image, which Sarah Schoor took part in with the piece Saving Screens: Temporary Tattoos and other Methods (2018). 

Bio: 
Sarah Schorr is an American photographic artist, researcher, and educator. Following her first solo show in 2004 at Walter Keller’s Scalo Project Space in New York City, Schorr’s work was exhibited internationally in esteemed art fairs such as ParisPhoto and Scope Miami Beach through representation by the Yancey Richardson Gallery. She led photography workshops focused on social change in conjunction with exhibitions in Nepal. She founded a public art education program, the Bereavement Project, in partnership with Hospice of Central PA and Hospice of the North Shore. In 2011, Schorr was awarded a three year fellowship from the Danish Council for Independent Research to expand her work with photography and Hospice. Since this time, she has developed and taught courses on photography, social media, and making media at Aarhus University in Denmark. 
Schorr received her BA in English Literature from Wesleyan University and her MFA in Photography, Video, and Related Media from the School of Visual Arts. Schorr earned a PhD in media studies at Aarhus University with a dissertation entitled, “Social Photography: Photographic Practices in the Context of Social Media”. Sarah currently lives in Denmark where she works (and swims).