Sara Oscar is an artist and academic who works with the medium of photography and moving images. She works with sequences of photographs from historical archives and plays on the photographs capacity to oscillate between visual sequence and series.
Oscar was awarded a Doctor of Philosophy (Visual Arts) from the University of Sydney in 2008, she also holds a Bachelor of Visual Art (Honours) Sydney College of the Arts, University of Sydney, 2002. In 2004 she was nominated for the Helen Lempriere Travelling Exhibition, presented at Artspace, Sydney and was recently commissioned to create new work in the outdoor program for Photo2021, Melbourne. She lectures in visual communication at The University of Technology, Sydney.
Recent exhibitions include: To Resound Unbound, Centre for Contemporary Photography, Photo2021, Melbourne (2021); Staged, Photofairs Shanghai, Shanghai, CN (2017); Reality is a hard word, Kensington Contemporary, Sydney; Under the sun, Monash Gallery of Art, Melbourne (2017); An elegy to apertures, Centre for Contemporary Photography, Melbourne (2017); What it is, BUS Projects, Melbourne (2016); From here to eternity, Centre for Contemporary Photography, Melbourne (2015); The mobility of happiness, MOP Projects, Sydney (2015); and Photographs arranged in series, Sutton Projects, Melbourne (2012)