Special Projects Associate, The Irwin S. Chanin School of Architecture Archive
Sarah Burrell is the Special Projects Associate in the Irwin S. Chanin School of Architecture Archive, where she assists with the production of exhibition, publication and other special projects of the Architecture Archive. Her responsibilities include exhibition design and curatorial support, design and implementation of ongoing updates and additions to the entire School of Architecture website, organization, editorial assistance and production of exhibition and publication layouts for all special projects, and preparation and coordination of grant applications to outside funding sources to subsidize exhibitions, publications, and other special projects.
In addition to her work at The Cooper Union, Sarah is a performance designer. Sarah received a Master of Design with first class distinction from Massey University (Wellington, New Zealand), specializing in participatory performance. Hidden Cities (wearehiddencities.com) is the home of her creative practice, which centers on live interactive events. These take the form of performances, urban games, sound installations, alternative city tours and audio walks. She has also taught spatial design and interactive performance at a tertiary level and led arts workshops with young people.