Sarah Tutton is an independent curator, writer and project manager. She has held positions in numerous arts organisations in Melbourne including Visual Arts Program Manager at Asialink, Acting Artistic Director and Visual Arts Program Manager at the Next Wave Festival, Project Curator at Experimenta, Assistant Curator at the Australian Centre for Contemporary Art and sessional lecturer in the Sculpture Department at RMIT. In 2004 Sarah edited Mesh#14, Experimenta’s annual online journal, and convened the Floating Worlds forum at the Sidney Myer Asia Centre. Sarah traveled to Bangkok in 2001 on an Asialink Arts Management Residency and in 2004 she was awarded a Gordon Darling Travel Grant to undertake research in regional Queensland. Some of her curatorial projects include I thought I knew but I was wrong: New Video Art from Australia (Asialink / ACMI touring exhibition), No Worries/Mai Pen Rai: Art from Australia and Thailand (Monash University Museum of Art), and Useby: Asia Pacific Artists’ Initiatives Project (Centre for Contemporary Photography /Gertrude Contemporary Art Spaces / Melbourne Festival). Sarah is also a board member of Experimenta Media Arts and the Next Wave festival.
Sarah Tutton was co-curator of the Defunct! exhibition presented within the 2001 MAAP festival, as well as co-curator of I Thought I New But I Was Wrong: New Video Art From Australia exhibition presented within the 2004 MAAP in Singapore festival.