Dr Sarah Lowndes is a writer, curator and lecturer. Research Fellow at Norwich University of the Arts and Associate Tutor at the University of East Anglia, her publications include Contemporary Artists Working Outside the City: Creative Retreat (2018), The DIY Movement in Art, Music and Publishing (2016), All Art is Political: Writings on Performative Art (2014) and Social Sculpture: The Rise of the Glasgow Art Scene (2010). Lowndes also curates exhibitions and projects such as the sculpture park Dialogue of Hands (2012), Studio 58: Women Artists in Glasgow Since WWII (Mackintosh Museum, Glasgow, 2012) and The Glasgow Weekend: Art, Design and Music from Glasgow (Volksbuehne, Berlin, 2013). Her editorial projects include the prose, poetry and art journal The Burning Sand (2013-2016) and co-editing with Andrew Nairne Actions: The image of the world can be different (2018). Under the auspices of Kunsthalle Cromer, Lowndes has curated Panoramic Sea Happening (2017) and Esplanade: A Procession for Women(2018) and edited the anthology Like the Sea I Think: New Marine Writing from East Anglia (2019).