Curator in Residence, Stockholm 2 – 9 oktober 2022
Sarah Darro (she/her/hers) is a curator, writer, and visual anthropologist working at the nexus of contemporary art, craft, and design. She has established an intersectional curatorial vision that is invested in reinvigorating museum spaces as forums for discourse, innovation, action, and engagement through experience. She is the founder of Green Room Gallery, a moveable kunsthalle and dedicated long-form color study. She lives and works in Asheville, NC, where she is the Gallery Manager of the Center for Craft.
Darro is the 2022 Jentel Foundation Art Critic at the Archie Bray Foundation and was the 2019 American Craft Council Emerging Voices Scholar Awardee. She completed a Curatorial Research Fellowship in Modern and Contemporary Glass at the Corning Museum of Glass in 2020 and a Windgate Curatorial Fellowship at Houston Center for Contemporary Craft in 2018.
She holds a Master’s degree in Visual, Material, and Museum Anthropology from the University of Oxford and dual Bachelor’s degrees in Art History and Anthropology from Barnard College of Columbia University. Her research interests include artist communities and collectives, relational aesthetics, movement and performance practice in craft, architecturally-influenced design, radical accessibility, systems esthetics, and the life histories and agency of objects.