Interview by Guy Cools.
Sara Wookey is based in London on a Tier 1 Visa endorsed by Arts Council England. She earned her Master of Fine Arts degree from the Department of World Arts and Cultures at the University of California, Los Angeles in 2008. Prior to that she established her company Wookey Works and taught at the Amsterdam School for the Arts. Her choreographies have been presented at the Hammer Museum, Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego, REDCAT, Perth Institute of Contemporary Art, Performance Space, Sydney and the New Museum, NYC. Sara has been a dancer for Siobhan Davies, Matthias Sperling and Yvonne Rainer. She has been recently published in The Ethics of Art: Ecological Turns in the Performing Arts (2014, Valiz Press) and co-edited WHO CARES? Dance in the Gallery & Museum with Siobhan Davies Dance, London (2015). Sara is a certified transmitter of Yvonne Rainer’s repertoire and a lecturer at Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance.