Sarah Hudson

b. 1986

Ngāti Awa, Ngāi Tūhoe. 

Based in Whakatāne, Sarah's art practice is founded in photography, performance and installation. The central themes that inform her work are an investigation of mātauranga Māori, mana wahine, popular media culture, gender and sport. 

Sarah Hudson  completed a Masters in Fine Arts with distinction through Massey University Wellington in 2010. She has exhibited nationally in her individual practice and internationally with the Mata Aho collective.

CIRCUIT Projects

Masons Screen, Welllington (2021)
CIRCUIT Distributors Screening Oberhausen, Germany (2017)

Selected Exhibitions


Toi Tū Toi Ora: Contemporary Māori Art (with Mata Aho Collective), Auckland Art Gallery Toi O Tāmaki

And only sea (with Mata Aho Collective), Public Art Commission, Wellington
Honolulu Biennial, (as part of Mata Aho Collective), Hawai’i State Art Museum

X-marks, Waitangi Treaty Grounds and Museum, Waitangi

Karakia, Oberhausen Short Film Festival, Germany 
Karakia, Māoriland Film Festival, Ōtaki, Wellington
Ōpōtiki, Tāneatua Gallery, Tāneatua
Documenta 14 (as part of Mata Aho Collective), Germany

All Lines Converge, Govett-Brewster Art Gallery, New Plymouth
Manatu Ahu Matua, Absolution gallery space, Christchurch
Opotiki, Blak Dot Gallery, Melbourne, Australia

Inamata - Onamata: our yesterday, our today, our tomorrow, Whakatane Museum