Sarah Cameron Sunde is an interdisciplinary artist and director working at the intersection of performance, video and public art. She leads the live art cohort Lydian Junction, is Deputy Artistic Director of New Georges, and is known internationally as Jon Fosse’s American director and translator (five U.S. debut productions; translations published by PAJ: Night Sings Its Songs, deathvariations, Sa Ka La, A Summer Day, Dream of Autumn). Other notable developing/directing credits include the original stage productions of The Amish Project by Jessica Dickey (Rattlestick, City Theatre, touring U.S.) and The Diary of a Teenage Girl by Marielle Heller (now a feature film). Among other places, her work been seen at 3LD Art & Technology Center, EFA Project Space, the Knockdown Center, Kennedy Center, Guthrie Theater and presented internationally in Norway, The Netherlands, Mexico, China, Uganda and Iraqi Kurdistan. Other honors include a Princess Grace Award, Creative Climate Award First prize 2015, residencies at The Watermill Center and Hermitage Foundation. She holds a B.A. in Theater from U.C.L.A. and an M.F.A. in Digital and Interdisciplinary Art Practice from the City College of New York, CUNY.
Sunde is now focused on making large-scale time-based public art works and intimate video works based around principles of performance. Her project, 36.5 / a durational performance with the sea, which spans seven years and six continents, has to date been performed and exhibited in Maine, San Francisco, Mexico and The Netherlands. She is currently working on the upcoming iteration of 36.5 in Bangladesh, as well her continuing to work on ACROSS AN EMPTY LOT: a temporary memorial to the empty space in Sugar Hill, Harlem. She is a 2016-17 artist-in-residence with LMCC’s Workspace program.