A poet, performer and artistbook maker focusing on the sea, its ecosystems and its interdependence with people, and the impacts of climate change and pollution.
Sarah Hymas is a poet, performer and artistbook maker. Her writing has appeared in print, multimedia exhibits, dance videos, lyrics, pyrotechnical installations, on stage and as an improvised opera. Host, her poetry collection, is published by Waterloo Press (2010). Her artistbook Lune (2013) was featured in The Guardian Books Blog. Since 2014 she has written site specific pieces told through geocaching, augmented reality, micro print, performance and audio in England and Scotland. In 2017 she was shortlisted for the Ivan Juritz Prize for Creative Experiment. Her current writing focuses on the sea, its ecosystems and the interdependence of it and people, specifically regarding the impact of climate change and other forms of man-made pollution on the sea. Her interest is multidisciplinary, exploring the intersection of poetry, marine sciences and phenomenology.