Law of the Series #5

SARA OSCAR CV

Education
2008  Doctor of Philosophy (Visual Arts), University of Sydney
2002 Bachelor of Visual Arts (Honours Class 1), University of Sydney
2001 Honours exchange  - Ecole Régionale de Beaux Arts, Saint Etienne, France
Solo Exhibitions
2017 Reality is a hard word, Kensington Contemporary, Sydney
2016 What it Is, BUS Projects, Melbourne
2015 From here to eternity, Centre for Contemporary Photography, Melbourne
2015 The mobility of happiness, MOP Projects, Sydney
2012 The law of the series, MOP Projects, Sydney
2007 Into this wild abyss, SCA Gallery, Sydney
Selected Group Exhibitions
2019 Unknown Scripture (curated by Liam Garstang) Delmar Gallery, Sydney
2017 Staged (with Australia Centre for Photography) Photofairs Shanghai, Shanghai Exhibition Centre, Shanghai, China
2017 Under the sun, Monash Gallery of Art, Melbourne (curated by Claire Monneraye, Australian Centre for Photography)
2017 Under the sun, State Library New South Wales, (curated by Claire Monnaraye, Australian Centre for Photography)
2017 An elegy to apertures (curated by Isobel Parker Philip), Centre for Contemporary Photography, Melbourne
2016 Photo+Graphy, Interlude Gallery, Sydney
2013 Dress code: The world’s longest bar (with Mary Teague), Palimpsest Biennial #9, Mildura, Victoria
2013 Breathing room, MOP Projects (curated by Jaime Tsai), Sydney
2012 Photographs arranged in series (curated by Anne Ferran), Sutton Projects, Melbourne
2011 The motel project, Palimpsest Festival #8, Mildura, Victoria
2010 CCP salon, Centre for Contemporary Photography, Melbourne
2007 Constructed realms, National Photography Prize, Albury Regional Gallery
2004 Helen Lempriere travelling scholarship exhibition, Artspace, Sydney
2004 The containers project, Next Wave Festival, Federation Square, Melbourne
2003 I’m cracking skulls, Firstdraft Gallery, Sydney
2003 Resistance is useless, Firstdraft Gallery, Sydney
2003 informé, The Australia Centre, Berlin, Germany
2003 are we there yet?, Watch This Space, Alice Springs
2003 three quiet rooms, BUS Gallery, Melbourne    
2002 me & my coma, Firstdraft Gallery, Sydney    
2002 Gradshow, SCA Gallery, Sydney
1999 Reflections of the other side, PICA, Perth    
Scholarships and Awards
2010 CCP Award for Excellence in Photomedia, Centre for Contemporary Photography
2007 Finalist, National Photography Prize, Albury Regional Gallery
2004 Finalist, Helen Lempriere Travelling Artists Scholarship, Artspace
2003 – 2006 Australian Postgraduate Award    
2001  International Exchange Scholarship, University of Sydney
Commissions
2016 Australian Centre for Photography
2013 Corbett Lyon Architects
2013 Arts Mildura
2011 Arts Mildura
Bibliography

Kerrie O'Brien, Forget Dupain's Sunbaker, the beach represents atrocities as much as a playground, The Age, 12 May 2017

James Valentine, The Mix, ABC TV, Episode 8, 2017  

Claire Monneraye, “In Conversation with Sara Oscar,” Photofile magazine, Issue 98, 2017

Peter Munro, “Sun sets on Max Dupain's Sunbaker as artists find new Australian icons by the beach,” Sydney Morning Herald, 9 February 2017  

Author unknown, “Max Dupain’s Sunbaker: Australian artists respond to celebrated photograph – in pictures,” The Guardian, 8 February 2017  https://www.theguardian.com/artanddesign/gallery/2017/feb/08/artists-respond-to-max-dupains-sunbaker-photograph-in-pictures

James Aksman Glosz, “Conceptual tension viewed through a cracked macro lens: a structuralist essay on Photo + Graphy II: An Ontological Prosthesis,” Rochford Street Review,  11 November 2016

James Aksman Glosz, “A World of Stability and Chaos,” Rochford Street Review, July 19 2015

Penelope Woods, Mobility of Happiness, catalogue essay, MOP Projects, 2015

Will Cox, “Four Photography Exhibitions to See in Melbourne Now,” Broadsheet, 26 June, 2015

Anne Marsh, Barbara Bolt, “From the Experimental to the Experiential”, Eyeline, Issue 81, 2014

Georgina Cole, “Private Places,” Breathing Room, exhibition catalogue, MOP Projects, Sydney

Anne Ferran,  Photographs   arranged   in  series, exhibition   catalogue, Sutton Gallery, Melbourne

Adam Jasper, Law of the Series, catalogue essay, MOP Projects, Sydney

Teaching
2016 Senior lecturer, Photography, School of Design Architecture and Building, University of  Technology, Sydney
2014 - 2015 Sessional lecturer, Sydney College of the Arts, University of Sydney
2012 – 2013 Associate lecturer, Sydney College of the Arts, University of Sydney
2010 - 2012 Tutor and lecturer, Photography and Situated Media, University of Technology, Sydney

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