Sarah Selby is a visual artist who uses software, programming and emerging technology to explore digital culture, raising critical questions around its social, ethical and environmental implications.
Sarah studied Interactive Arts at Manchester Metropolitan University before undertaking a Master's in Computational Art at Goldsmiths, University of London.
Sarah’s work has been presented internationally including at arebyte Gallery, Cognitive Sensations, Control Shift Festival and ELIA. Her work has also been recognised for various awards - she was the winner of arebyte Gallery’s ‘Hotel Generation’ programme resulting in her solo show ‘Raised by Google’ (2019), featured in Timeout and FAD magazine.
She was shortlisted for The Ashurst Emerging Artist Prize for her interactive artwork ‘If you leave it up to the audience, they can kill you’ and is an alumnus of Roche Continents - an international residency exploring sources of inspiration at the intersection of science and art.
She was recently selected for the ‘Industry, Innovation and Infrastructure’ award as part of the Bristol17 campaign by the Global Goals Centre in the run up to COP26.
Sarah has delivered workshops and talks for BBC, King’s College London, Woman’s March Manchester, The Immersive Kind and more. Her recent project ‘Between the Lines’, commissioned by Loughborough University, explored the potential of DNA data storage as an artistic medium.