Curator / Public Engagement – Disrupted – Festival of Ideas
Sarah Rowbottam is a curator and producer working across international festivals, performance and interdisciplinary development platforms. She co-founded Australia’s first Festival of intimate one-on-one performance, Proximity in 2012 and has co-curated four Festivals at the Art Gallery of WA (2015), Fremantle Arts Centre (2014), Perth Institute of Contemporary Arts (2013) and The Blue Room Theatre (2012). Sarah has been part of the Perth International Arts Festival team since 2007, most recently as Associate Producer for the 2016 Festival. She was Associate Producer at Performing Lines WA 2012-14 and has been supported by JUMP National Mentorship program, the IETM-Australia Council Collaboration Project and has sat on advisory panels for Australia Council, The Blue Room Theatre, Paper Mountain and the National Experimental Arts Forum. She is currently the Creative Producer for Ecosexual Bathhouse by Pony Express presented by Next Wave Festival 2016 at the Royal Botanic Gardens Victoria – Melbourne in May 2016.