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Artist, Filmmaker & Curator

Sara David

(b. New Delhi)
Lives and Works in London, UK | Instagram: @saradavid_art


University of the Arts London: Chelsea College of Arts, Masters of Fine Art, Distinction
University of the Arts London: Central Saint Martins, Bachelor of Fine Arts, First Class Honours
Birmingham Metropolitan College, Foundation Diploma in Art & Design, Distinction


Level 2: Food Safety and Hygiene for Catering, Virtual College, City & Guilds

Events, Workshops & Curatorial 


  • I SAID FRUIT SALAD [!!!], Curator of Group Exhibition for Hypha Studios' Flagship Space in Euston, with Alexis Parinas

  • Carousel. Project Organiser and Curator. 8-week Project for Stage 2 Central Saint Martins, BA Fine Art Students with invited Guest Artists: Emma Todd, Kajal Mistry, Alexis Parinas & Zarina Muhammad. Three-day Arts Event held at Bermondsey Project Space, London 


  • To Drummond Street, With Love. Self-Organised public film screening for the commissioned film. Camden People's Theatre with help from the Museum of London and Arts Council England, London

  • Never The Same, Something Else. Project Director and Curator. In collaboration with The UAL Art Collection and The British Artists' Film & Video Study Collection. 8-week Project for Central Saint Martins BA Fine Art Students. Old Diorama Arts Centre, London



  • Who The Henna U? Tate Exchange x CSM, Tate Modern Blavatnik Building, London 


  • Mobile Studio: Tate Exchange x CSM, Tate Modern Blavatnik Building, London






  • Otherly Presents: Cooking with Aunties, In Collaboration with Mita Vaghela: WAH, Hoxton 253, London

  • Waiting: Open Studios, Central Saint Martins, London

  • Bringing The Spice: Women Artists of Colour (WAH), Raven Row, London

  • The Tiny Exhibition Inside the Giant One: Thornhill Primary School x Central Saint Martins, London

  • Chorus: Open Studios, Central Saint Martins, London


  • Origins: Free Range, UAL Awarding Body, The Old Truman Brewery, London, curated by Elliott Burns


  • To Drummond Street, With Love (Short Film): Acquired & Commissioned by the Museum of London and Arts Council England

  • Rotis and Recollections: Acquired by UAL Art Collection, University of the Arts London, High Holborn, London

  • Pyaar Mohabbat Ka Sharbat: Recipe. Acquired by CSM Museum & Study Collection: Dean's Awards. Central Saint Martins, London



  • BFI x NHS Untold Stories Film Commission. Funded by the Arts & Humanities Research Council (AHRC) 


  • New Futures Winner: The Other Art Fair, London. Selected by Fair Founder, Ryan Stanier and Leyla Reynolds

  • Capital Nourishment Film Commission. Awarded by the Museum of London


  • Finalist for Mead Fellowship Awards, University of the Arts London. As part of Otherly with Morisha Moodley


  • Frank Bowling Scholarship, Chelsea College of Arts: University of the Arts London 

  • Dean’s Collection Award, CSM Museum & Study Collection for ‘Pyaar Mohabbat Ka Sharbat’


Publications & Interviews


  • BBC Sounds Podcast. New Thinking: Oral Histories and the NHS Interview with Dr Sarah Jilani and Professor Stephanie Snow. BBC, London



  • Lunch at The छत. Self Published Cookbook by Sara David. Illustrations by Moesha Parirenyatwa. Recipes by Georgina David

  • Featured in The Social Distance Art Project's New Graduates: 2020 Edition, Hardback Catalogue



Artist Talks & Panels


  • Science Museum Lates, Film Teaser Screening & Programme. Hosted by AHRC and BFI

  • Young Barbican Artist Talk with Sara David for the Young Creatives Programme. Curated by Tobi Alexandra Falade. Barbican, London

  • Disruptions: power dynamics of acquisition for Vestibule. Conversation between Anjalie Dalal Clayton, Sara David, Esi Eshun, Lennon Mhishi, Louisa Minkin, Raksha Patel, Judy Willcocks & Siyan Zhang. Central Saint Martins, London


  • Navigating the Art World with Sara David for Dark Yellow Dot: Let's Talk About The Art World


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