SARA SAVAGE


Writer, editor, broadcaster, producer

Contact: sara [at] sarasavage [dot] com
For corporate types: LinkedIn
For shit-talkers: Twitter

SELECTED WORKS


NON-FICTION

'Diena Georgetti: Art and artifice', Vault Issue 19, July 2017

'Talking "Sway" with Bic Runga', Noisey, May 2017

'What's in a Map? Greening Bourj Al Shamali', Assemble Papers Issue 7, March 2017

'Culture & Capital: Liberate Tate', interview with Mel Evans in Assemble Papers Issue 7, March 2017

'People Power: Saving Sirius', Assemble Papers online, November 2016

'Turning Points', an interview with Australian Paralympian Hannah Macdougall for Good Sport Issue 2, September 2016

'A Place of Meaning: Bijoy Jain', Assemble Papers Issue 6, September 2016

'Fatima Al Qadiri is fighting the good fight with Brute force', InTheMix, June 2016

'Book review: Union', an anthology of writing from Singapore (Ethos Books/Drunken Boat, eds. Alvin Pang, Ravi Shankar), Australian Book Review Issue 379, March 2016

'Meet Simona Castricum: Finding yourself in music and transitioning', i-D, February 2016

'Desperately Seeking Sui Zhen', Thump (AU), November 2015

'How Empress Of got more selfish and recorded her most powerful album to date', Thump (US/AU), September 2015



POETRY

'The Hisashi', Ibis House (Subbed In), February 2018

'Softly', for Concrete, Oxide, Clay, Dirt, Wax by Laura Robertson, Ozlyn gallery, Auckland, August 2012



EDITORIAL

Editor, ‘In/formation’, Assemble Papers Issue 7, March 2017. Published in partnership with Climarte

Editor, ‘Future Local’, Assemble Papers Issue 6, September 2016. Published in partnership with MPavilion



RADIO

2016–2018: Presenter, Parallel Lines on Triple R 102.7FM, Wednesdays 9am–12pm. Covering arts, culture, design & science.

December 2014: Coverage of the 25th Singapore International Film Festival (SGIFF) for Culture with Rob Bound, Monocle 24. Featuring: SGIFF director Yuni Hadi, filmmaker Ahmad Abdalla (Egypt), Ken Kwek (Singapore) and Lei Yuan Bin (Singapore)

March 2014: Co-presented the Breakfast Show for Girls to the Mic, a digital radio pop-up station in celebration of International Women’s Day. Guests: Leila Gurruwiwi (Marngrook Footy Show), Tanja Kovac (Emily’s List), Aviva Tuffield (The Stella Prize)

May 2013: Coverage of the World Barista Championships for 'The Menu' with Markus Hippi, Monocle 24

2012–14: Presenter, 'No Pants' on Triple R 102.7 FM, Sundays 10pm–12am



PUBLIC SPEAKING

Moderator, 'Self-made City' at the Wheeler Centre, July 2017. Featuring Mimi Zeiger (US), Millie Cattlin and Jessica Christiansen-Franks

Moderator, ‘Change Makers, Planet Shakers’, for Art+Climate=Change, April 2017. Featuring Raquel Ormella, Cr Cathy Oke and Niina Kautto

Co-host, Sugar Mountain x Visions dog show (a fundraiser for Guide Dogs Victoria), MPavilion, January 2017

Moderator, 'Keynote: In conversation with Zola Jesus', Face the Music, State Library Victoria, November 2016

Host, 'Assemblage: A Workshop, a workshop at MPavilion on writing about the built environment, December 2016. Featuring Amanda Maxwell, Penny Modra and Dr Alex Selenitsch

Moderator, ‘Balloon’s Eye View: Greening Bourj Al Shamali’, in conversation with Claudia Martinez Mansell at MPavilion, January 2017

Panellist, ‘Music Criticism’ panel event at the National Writers’ Conference, Emerging Writers’ Festival, June 2016. Moderated by Brodie Lancaster, with Anwen Crawford and Greer Clemens

Host, 'Performance Lecture: The Ecological Age / in conversation with Eugenia Lim', Melbourne Art Book Fair, NGV International, May 2016

Panellist, 'Editing Architecture' for MADA Talks at Monash University, March 2016. Featuring Nancy Levinson (Places Journal), Jacqui Alexander (POST Magazine), Mat Ward (ArchitectureAU/Uro Media) and moderated by Justine Clark (Parlour)


DJ

In addition to being a broadcaster & DJ at Triple R for seven years, I've DJ'd at various venues & events including Grouse Party, Malthouse Theatre, Toff in Town, Signal Arts, Melbourne University & more.

Here's a sample: