Sarah Lewison is an artist, writer and activist whose work centers on political ecology, intersubjectivity and critical pedagogies. Her installation, performance and media projects address relationships between spectators, producers and other living objects through play, dialogue and objects or images for contemplation. She has presented work in public and in independent spaces throughout the US and internationally.
Lewison also collaborates with the Compass collective in the US Midwest. Most recently, she co-produced The Monsanto Hearings, a multi-sited performance and film project,with Sarah Kanouse, Rozalinda Borcila and Claire Pentecost.
The Monsanto Hearings documentary was presented at Documenta(13) this June (2012). As the fictitious entity, Katalog , she collaborates with her son, performance artist Duskin Drum. Currently completing a film about development in rural China, Lewison also writes about sustainability and culture.
She is an Assistant Professor in the College of Mass Communication and Media Arts at Southern Illinois University.website Contact Sarah Academic Curriculum Vitae