Sarah Hamerman

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The Cybernetics Library: Revealing Systems of Exclusion
Interactive installation & workshop by the Cybernetics Library Association of Computers & Humanities Conference, July 23-26, 2019, Pittsburgh, PA
with David Hecht and Charles Eppley
Project zine available here

Bibliophyte: Garden, Library Labyrinth
Community arts installation co-organized by Seeds to Soil and the Cybernetics Library
For Figment Festival, Roosevelt Island, June 1 & 2, 2019
with Michelle Jackson, David Hecht, Michelle Calabro, and Greyory Blake (graphic designer)
Publication available here

#PoetryatPUL: Digital Outreach with Visual Poetry Collections
Poster Presentation for ARLIS/NA Conference, Salt Lake City, March 2019
Poster PDF available here

Untitled Art Fair Podcast
Sandra Erbacher: Standard Operating Procedure - Bureaucracy, the Archive, and Truth
December 2018
Podcast discussion with Sandra Erbacher and Elizabeth Spavento

The New School
Ordering Logics: Bias in Classification, October 2018
Guest lecture, Shannon Mattern’s Data, Archive, Infrastructure course 

Wendy’s Subway at Bard Graduate Center
Artists’ Archives, April 2018
Panel discussion with Shawn Smith-Cruz and Hailey Loman

SPACE, Portland Maine
Sandra Erbacher: Geometry of Oppression, March 2018
Artist talk with Sandra Erbacher and curator Elizabeth Spavento

NYU Center for Experimental Humanities, New York
Full Text Search: Library Stack, March 2018
With Ben Tiven of Library Stack and Amy Ballmer of Pratt Institute

Cybernetics Conference, Prime Produce, New York
Librarian, Cybernetics Conference, November 2017
Organized and cataloged a temporary cybernetics research library of over 600 titles, with   contributions from Reanimation Library, Wendy’s Subway, Monoskop, and Res
Panelist, Cybernetics Library & Simulation Roundtable, moderated by Shannon Mattern

Ulises Books, Philadelphia
Book Launch: Mari Shaw, Words, Books and the Spaces They Inhabit
Panelist, October 2017

New York Art Book Fair
Contemporary Artists’ Books Conference
Speaker, Furthering the Critical Dialogue: Tauba Auerbach, September 2017

Museum of Modern Art
Zines, Collaborations & Publications in NYC
Moderator, with Devin N. Morris of 3 Dot Zine, August 2017

BABZ Fair, Knockdown Center
Artist-Run Reading Spaces, panel discussion
Organizer & Moderator, June 2017
with Ulises Books, Press Press, Wendy’s Subway, 3 Dot Zine and Dispersed Holdings

Pratt American Library Association Student Chapter
Critical Information Literacy Lecture Series
Co-organized lectures & workshops by:
Alison Macrina (Library Freedom Project), Shannon Mattern (New School) and April Hathcock (NYU Libraries)
February-April 2017