Jimei x Arles International Photofestival 2017

My work Hypnagogia will be exhibited at Jimei x Arles International Photofestival 2017 this upcoming November in Xiamen, China.
Co-curated by Sam Stourdzé, the director of Rencontres d’Arles, and Chinese photographer RongRong, founder of Three Shadows Photography Art Centre (Beijing and Xiamen).
The exhibition After the Ebb curated by Chen Wei will present works by Cai Dongdong, Lara Gasparotto, Sarah Mei Herman, Chad Moore, Arnaud Noordegraaf and Wu Ding.
Link to Jimei x Arles International Photofestival

23 October 2017


Nuit Des Images

In June 2017 my work Julian and Jonathan was shown as a 3-minute projection at Nuit Des Images - Musée de l’Elysée in Lausanne.
This is the link to my projection

18 March 2017


Three Shadows Photography Art Centre - Rolling Snowball # 8

In May 2017 my work will be exhibited at Three Shadows Photography Art Centre in Xiamen, China, as part of the group exhibition Rolling Snowball #8 by CEAC. Participating artists include Fiona Tan, Paul Kooiker, Aernout Mik and Sigurdur Gudmundsson.

18 March 2017


EXP12 - Quietude

A selection of my ongoing project Julian and Jonathan was shown at EXP12 in Berlin in a duo exhibition together with artist Eva Gjaltema.

18 March 2017


Jimei x Arles International Photofestival 2016

A selection of my work Screen Touch will be exhibited during the Jimei x Arles International Photo Festival 2016.
Jimei x Arles International Photo Festival was jointly initated in 2015 by the Founder of Three Shadows Photography Art Centre, RongRong, and the Director of Les Rencontres d’Arles, Sam Stourdzé, who serve as Co-directors of the festival.
The 2016 edition of the Jimei × Arles International Photo Festival opens on November 20th, running for nearly one month, presenting over 30 exhibitions and more than 1000 works of art, with themes covering all aspects of photography in contemporary art.

Link: jimeixarles2016
Link: jimeiarles.com

11 November 2016


Feature Shoot

An article about my work Screen Touch was published on Feature Shoot

10 October 2016


I-D Magazine

Article on I-D Magazine about my work Screen Touch by Alice Newell Hanson
Link: I-D Magazine

20 August 2016


Unseen Photofair 2016

A selection of my new work will be shown with Seelevel Gallery at the Unseen Photofair 2016 at Westergasfabriek in Amsterdam.
Dates: 23 - 25 September 2016

16 June 2016


Der Greif

My work was selected for the upcoming issue # 9 of Der Greif and will be published in July. Der Greif is a print- and online-magazine for photography and literature. The launch will be held during Rencontres d’Arles photo festival.

16 June 2016


Haute Photography

29 February 2016


Seelevel Gallery

From the 21st of November 2015 until the 31rd of January 2016 my work is part of the group exhibition Initimacy at Seelevel Gallery in Amsterdam.
The other three participating artists are Bertien van Manen, Martijn van de Griendt en Merel Theloesen.
Link: www.seelevel.nl

14 January 2016


Cutlog Art Event

17 October 2015


Yip Art Photo Auction

17 October 2015


Kaunas Gallery Art Residency

I have been selected for an art residency at Kaunas Photography Gallery. I will be an artist in residence in Kaunas for four weeks this fall, to produce new work. Kaunas Gallery provides artist in residences for artists, curators and art critics.

01 September 2015


Rolling Snowball/6 Djopivogur

From the 11th of July until the 22nd of August 2015 my work will be exhibited in Rolling Snowball/6 in Djúpivogur, Iceland.
The exhibition presents 26 artists from Europe, China and several other countries and is initiated and supported by The Chinese European Art Center and by the Municipality of Djúpivogur, Iceland.
Participating artists include: Aernout Mik ,Bård Breivik, Guido van der Werve, Rúna Þorkelsdóttir, Scarlett Hooft Graafland, Tim Chen Chuanxi, Voebe de Gruyter and Zhifei Yang

23 June 2015


The Possibility Of An Island

15 June 2015


Etonnantes Affinités - Le Chateau d’Eau

My work is will be exhibited at the exhibition Etonnantes Affinités.
Le Château d’Eau presents an exhibition of the permanent collection in Le Couvent des Jacobins. This exhibition entitled Amazing Affinities of over 200 pieces is unique in Toulouse. Such a large collection presentation is unique since the 80s in France. Le Couvent des Jacobins is one of the most original buildings of the city.
Other participating photographers include: Anders Petersen, Joan Fontcuberta, Viviane Sassen and Dorothée Smith.

The inauguration will take place on Saturday, March 14 at 11:00 at the Couvent des Jacobins, Lakanal Street, 31000 Toulouse.
The exhibition will be on from March 14 until June 7, 2015.

06 March 2015


Van Gogh Talk

On the 6th of February I gave an artist Talk at Van Gogh Museum in Amsterdam

16 February 2015


Solo exhibition CEAC

15 December 2014


Slick Attitude Art Fair

10 October 2014



Artist in Residence at The Chinese European Art Center, Xiamen, China

During a period of four months (September 2014 until January 2015) I will be an artist in residence at CEAC. I will produce new work which will result in a solo exhibition at the Chinese European Art Center.

Previous residents at CEAC include: Rineke Dijkstra, Teun Hocks, Tomoko Kawachi, Paul Kooiker, Aernout Mik, Marijke van Warmerdam, Gillian Wearing and Guido van der Werve
Link: http://www.ceac99.org

This artist in residency is be made possible by the generous support of the Mondriaan Fund


06 October 2014



My work will be shown during the Unseen Photo Fair 2014

17 September 2014


European Prospects

My work has been published on European Prospects:
Visual Explorations in an Undiscovered Continent is a collaborative project which uses photography and contemporary art to examine questions of identity and experience in an enlarged European Union. The core partners are Ffotogallery in Cardiff, Fotosommer Stuttgart, the Lithuanian Photographers Association in Kaunas and Le Château d’Eau in Toulouse. The project offers a new space for European artists and cultural agents to share experience and practice, and achieve wider exposure in Europe for their work. The programme has received financial support from the European Cultural Foundation, The European Union Culture Programme, Wales Arts International, the State Capital Stuttgart and Ministry of Science, Research and the Arts Baden Württemberg.

Link: http://www.europeanprospects.org/sarah-mei-herman

01 September 2014


The Folk Revisited

My work was exhibited at Volkshotel in Amsterdam on 20 and 21 September 2014.
The exhibition was a collaboration between New Dawn, Unseen Photo fair and Volkshotel.

Link: http://www.newdawnpaper.nl/event/new-dawn-volkshotel-x-unseen-1

28 August 2014


Photoworld - volume 391/ issue 7/ 2014

My work has been published in the Chinese magazine Photoworld. Photoworld is based in Beijing and was found in 1956.
The 8 page article is written by Dr. Tatiana Rosenstein.
Link to the English translation: http://www.sarahmeiherman.nl/texts
Link to the online magazine: http://www.photoworld.com.cn/

27 July 2014


Spotlight - 5 Years of Talent

My work will be part of the exhibition at Felix & Foam devoted to the past five years of the Foam Talent issue.
Dates: 27th June - 30th September
For more information please visit: http://www.foam.org/felix-foam

A travelling version of this will be showcased in Arles during the opening week of the Rencontres d’Arles between the 7th and the 13th of July, at the Crédit Agricole in Rue Parmentier.

26 June 2014


Voies Off 2014

My work “Julian and Jonathan, South Africa” has been selected for the Voies Off Photofestival 2014 which will take place during Rencontres d’Arles in the South of France from the 7th until the 12 th of july 2014.

02 June 2014


PHE 2014

My work will be shown in the exhibition “Surprising Affinities” at Fundacion Antonio Saura in Cuenca, Spain during Photo España 2014.
This work is part of the collection of Le Chateau d’Eau in Toulouse.

Press release
Surprising Affinities looks at a selection of photographs from the collection of Le Château d’Eau de Toulouse. The exhibition, comprising work by around eighty artists, offers a survey of creative highlights in the international visual arts over the last four decades, including pieces by lead- ing photographers like Robert Doisneau, Walker Evans, Joan Fontcuberta and Paolo Roversi.
Le Château d’Eau is a cultural organisation founded in 1974 by photographer Jean Dieuzaide. It was the first public institution in France devoted permanently and exclusively to photography. The Château d’Eau collection, which was started in the 1970s, comprises around 4,000 pieces by over 400 artists. Featured names include classics such as André Kertész and August Sander, contempo- raries like Bernard Plossu and John Batho, and young professionals such as Elina Brotherus and Olivier Metzger. The collection, made up of do- nations and acquisitions, reflects a highly-varied approach to the medium and strong support for formal innovation.

For more information: http://www.phe.es

31 May 2014


Solo show - Kahmann Gallery

Between Us will be opened by Kim Knoppers, curator at Foam.
Dates: 11th of April 2014 - 10th of May 2014

08 April 2014


YIP Art Photo Auction 2014

My work will be auctioned for Yip Art 2014.
For more information please visit: http://www.younginprison.nl/page=site.yipart

16 March 2014



My video Jana and Feby, December 2009  will be shown at Les Abbattoirs - The Museum of Modern Art in Toulouse - during the Weekend of Contemporary Art.


10 March 2014


The Old Man and The Sea

The photographers that participate in this exhibition are André Kertesz, Noboyushi Araki, Hellen van Meene, Machiel Botman, Henri-Cartier-Bresson, Sarah Mei Herman, Ed van der Elsken, Linelle Deunk, Willem Diepraam, Gerard Fieret, Tiane Doan na Champassak, Sanne Sannes, Carla van de Puttelaar, Helen Levitt, Scheltens & Abbenes, Irving Klaw, Eikoh Hosoe, Annemarieke van Drimmelen, Ata Kandó, Lonneke van der Palen, Eva Besnyö, Paul den Hollander, Barry Kornbluh, Rutger ten Broeke, Antoine d’Agata and Schilte & Portielje.

20 January 2014


Le Chateau d’Eau

For the exhibition Un peu, beaucoup… la vie! my work will be exhibited at Le Chateau d’Eau in Toulouse from the 29th of February until the 23rd of March.

link: http://www.galeriechateaudeau.org/web/spip.php?article213&lang=fr

15 January 2014


Photoville New York

As part of the exhibition Keep on dreaming two of my works from the series Fred and Archie will be exhibited during Photoville 2013 in New York.

For more information: http://photovillenyc.org/photoville-2013/keep-on-dreaming/

13 September 2013


Scope Basel

My work will be shown at Scope Basel by Kahmann Gallery.

for more information http://scope-art.com/shows/basel-2013/about/

11 June 2013


Only You Only Me

My series “First Loves” will be exhibited at the Centre Wallonie-Bruxelles
in Paris.

For more information: http://www.cwb.fr/programme/only-you-only-me

10 April 2013


Film & Foam

For Film & Foam Kim Boske and Sarah Mei Herman collaborated.
The new work will be presented on the 20th of December 2012 from 17:30 until 19:30 at & Foam, Vijzelstraat 78 in Amsterdam.

For more information: http://www.foam.org/press/2012/film-foam

15 December 2012


Photostory 2012: Small Stories

My series Julian and Jonathan has been nominated for Photostory 2012

For the list of nominees please check: http://viewbookphotostory.tumblr.com/

14 December 2012



Exhibition at Kahmann Gallery with work from:
Andre Kertesz, Bill Brandt, Henri Cartier Bresson, Eva Besnyo, Harry Callahan, Helen Levitt, Kees Scherer, Gerard Fieret, Ed van der Elsken, Sanne Sannes, Ata Kando, Eikoh Hosoe, Willem Diepraam, Hannes Walraven,
John Dominis, Robert van der Hilst, Albert Watson, Fons Brasser, Rutger ten Broeke, Takeshi Shikama, Paul den Hollander, Barry Kornbluh, Machiel Botman, Schilte en Potielje, Antoine D’agata, Christien Jaspars, Carla van de Puttelaar, Linelle Deunk, Martien Mulder, Maura Sullivan, Katrien Franken, Tiane Doan na Champassak, Leonie Hampton-Purchas, Katrien Vermeire, Sarah Mei Herman, Annick Ligtermoet, Anne Geene.

28 November 2012


Online interview for The Strand Gallery - London

Online interview UK Young Artists


11 August 2012


New Dutch Photography Talent

My work is published in NEW 2012.

Link: http://newdutchtalent.tumblr.com/

15 April 2012


Kahmann Gallery


For more information: http://www.kahmanngallery.com/

29 March 2012



As part of the 8th International Biennale of Photography and the Visual Arts, my series “First Loves” will be exhibited at the Musée d’Art moderne et d’Art contemporain de la Ville de Liège

For more information please visit: http://www.bip2010.be/fr/accueil/

22 January 2012



My work was exhibited during the 15th International Biennale of Young Artists of Europe and the Mediterranean.

For more information please visit: http://www.bjcem.org/

06 November 2011


Taylor Wessing Portrait Prize

01 August 2011


Gallery Soledad Senlle

My first solo-exhibition in Amsterdam

link: http://www.soledad.nl/gallery/content/view/156/7/

06 November 2010


Foam Talent

My series “Julian and Jonathan” was selected for Foam Talent 2010, and published in Foam Magazine.

link: http://foam.org/magazine/sarahmeiherman

01 October 2010