In this talk, Sarah Malakoff shares her lens on domestic space, containing ordinary and familiar elements that, upon closer inspection, are fraught with our longing for a deeper connection to the outside world and an individual’s unique sense of grandeur and beauty.
Sarah Malakoff received her B.A. in Studio Art with a minor in Women’s Studies from Smith College in 1994, and her M.F.A. from the School of the Museum of Fine Arts with an emphasis in Photography, Film and Video 1997. She taught at several institutions in the area before joining the faculty at UMD as full-time lecturer in 2008, and then Assistant Professor in 2012. Ms. Malakoff has been invited to speak about her work at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, at the Society for Photographic Education’s conference, and The Photographic Resource Center.
Her work in photography has recently received international recognition with the publication of Second Nature, a monograph by Charta Art Books in Milan, Italy; a solo exhibition at the Miller Yezerski Gallery in Boston, Massachusetts; and a solo exhibition at the Vermont Center for Photography in Brattleboro, Vermont. She has upcoming solo exhibitions at the Garner Center at the New England School of Photography in Boston, Massachusetts, and the Camerawork Gallery in Portland, Oregon. In addition, her work has been in numerous group exhibitions and published in magazines such as Slate, Emaho Magazine (India), Scopio Network (Portugal), Tonelit Magazine (Great Britain), among many others.