Sarah Thomas spent half of her life growing up in Kenya, which fostered an interest in people and cultures, travel, and different ways of seeing, from a young age.
After travelling through Asia Sarah completed a degree in Anthropology at the University of Durham, UK.
It was these studies and journeys which cultivated an interest in photography and later Visual Anthropology, which she subsequently pursued at the University of Manchester.
Sarah is made her international debut on the Visual Anthropology and Documentary Film scene with her first film, After The Rains Came: Seven short stories about objects and lifeworlds (2006).
She went on to work on a project with Tate Britain exploring visual culture and diasporic identity among migrant families in South London, and, always looking for adventure, shall soon be emigrating to Iceland!
Strawberry Shorts Note: Sarah Thomas intoduced her film After The Rains Came: Seven short stories about objects and lifeworlds during Programme 12 and the screening was followed by a Q&A.