2016 Demo | Cass Sculpture Foundation | Sussex
2016 One Dozen and Zero Units | South London Gallery | London
2012 The Void Belonging to Created Things | QO2 | Brussels
2008 The Silence on the Floor of my House | Supplement Gallery | London
Two person shows
2015 We Find the Body Difficult to Speak | Grizedale | with Patrick Farmer
2015 Objects of Conjecture | Hardwick Gallery | Cheltenham | with David R J Stent
2014 Either Ear | OTO Projects | London | with Ryoko Akama
2010 Fantasy is a Place Where it Rains | Oriel Davies | Powys | with Patrick Farmer
2008 Mr Palomar | Bloc Space | Sheffield | with Patrick Farmer
2018 Shows How | Audiograft Festival | Oxford
2016 Would | New City Arts | Charlottesville, USA
2015 As With Dwelling So With Life | South London Gallery | London
2014 NOW NOW| Sydney Non Objective | Australia
2014 Open | Oriel Davies | Powys
2012 (curator) New Works | The Old Fire Station | Oxford
2008 V22: The Wharf Road Project | V22 w/ Supplement Gallery
2007 Bloc Assembly#8 | Bloc Space | Sheffield
2007 Oisen “and…and…and” | Sylvester Space | Sheffield
2007 65,000 Feet | Victoria Baths | Manchester
2007 Heroes, Villains, Monsters and Machines | End Gallery, Sheffield
2016 Hardwick Gallery | Cheltenham
2015/16 South London Gallery/Sound and Music | London
2015 Grizedale | Lake District
2014 OTO Projects | London
2013 Meantime Project Space | Cheltenham
2012 Q02 | Brussels, Belgium
2011 Q02 | Brussels, Belgium
2011 The Old Fire Station | Oxford
Every Limb as Tired as a Butcher (2018)
She Killed the Man Beside Her with a Hot Fine Thistle (2018)
I Stay Joined (2017)
Commissioned by London Contemporary Music Festival 2017
Surreal Imaginings of Men (2017)
Commissioned by SARU for the Leonora Carrington Centenary at Modern Art Oxford
No, Schubert! (2016)
Commissioned by Umbral festival, Oaxaca, Mexico
25 Questions to The Board (Redacted) (2016)
The Complete Man (2016) . For Tim Parkinson.
Collapsed Points for Living In (2015)
Commissioned by Music We’d Like to Hear, London
Twenty Furlongs of Self-determination (2015)
Commissioned by Suppedaneum
A Reward is Given for the Best Inframammary Fold v.1, 2, 3, 4 (2015)
I Love this City and its Outlying Lands v.1 (2014)
Commissioned by the Musée des Beaux Arts de Nantes
I Love this City and its Outlying Lands v.2 (2015)
Architectural Model Making (2014)
Commissioned by Another Timbre Records
Repetition Variation #2 (Sketchbook Series #3) (2013)
Repetition Variation #1 (Sketchbook Series #2) (2012)
Fires and Conifers (2012)
Can Never Exceed Unity (2012)
For Rilke (for RD) (2010)
Selected Live Performance
Experimentica, performing Transversal Time by Rhodri Davies, Cardiff, 2018
Counterflows Festival, performing Transversal Time by Rhodri Davies, Glasgow, 2018
Huddersfield Contemporary Music Festival, performing Transversal Time by Rhodri Davies, Huddersfield, 2017
Modern Art Oxford, performing works by Ryoko Akama, Sarah Hughes and Lo Wie. Oxford, 2017.
Huddersfield Contemporary Music Festival, performing works by Mafred Werder, Jurg Frey and Lo Wie. Huddersfield, 2015.
100 Years Gallery, performing works by Ryoko Akama, Manfred Werder and Lo Wie. London 2015.
Music We’d Like To Hear, performing works by Sarah Hughes, Stephen James, Joanna Bailie, Dominic Lash, Amber Priestly and Paul Whitty. London, 2015.
Musée des Beaux-Arts de Nantes, solo performance and composition. Commission as part of Fernand Leger Retrospective. Nantes, France, 2014.
Café Oto, various concerts. London 2009-2016.
MK Gallery, solo performance and duo with Ryoko Akama. Milton Keynes 2015.
The Wulf, Los Angeles, performing Sarah Hughes, Patrick Farmer and James Tenney. USA 2013.
John Hansard Gallery, performing as part of exhibition ‘Robert Smithson and Nancy Holt: England and Wales 1969’. Southampton 2013.
Bloc Projects, performing at launch of ‘Pictures of Men’ by Patrick Farmer and David Lacey. Sheffield 2013.
Parasol Unit, performing works by Antoine Beuger and Craig Shepherd. London 2013.
Goldsmiths University, improvisation with Kostis Kilymis. London 2013.
Holywell Music Hall, various performances. Oxford 2010-2013.
Lost and Found, Kings Place, performing Water Yam by George Brecht. London 2012.
Phoenix Gallery, improvisation with Patrick Farmer, Daniel Jones and Angharad Davies. Brighton 2012.
V22 Sound/Space, improvisation with Jennifer Allum and Dimitra Lazaridou-Chatzigoga. London 2012.
I and E festival, improvisation with Patrick Farmer and Daniel Jones. Dublin 2011.
Blurred Edges Festival, improvisation with Patrick Farmer and Daniel Jones. Hamburg, 2011.
Teaching / Lecturing / Public Speaking
Visiting Lecturer, West Dean College (Visual Arts, Undergraduate to MFA) 2012-
Visiting Lecturer, London College of Communication (Sound Art and Design MA/PhD), 2017
Visiting Lecturer, Oxford Brooked University, (Sound Art MA/PhD)
Visiting Lecturer, Nottingham Trent University (Fine Art, Undergraduate) 2015
Visiting Lecturer, Brighton University (Fine Art Sculpture, Undergraduate) 2014
Visiting Lecturer, Eastleigh College (Art and Design, Pre-degree Foundation) 2014
Guest speaker, Histories, Theories and Practices of Sound Art, The Courtauld Institute of Art 2014
Guest speaker, Q02 Summer School, Brussels 2014
Co-founder of Compost and Height
Co-founder of BORE publishing
Selected bibliography / Publications
2016 Experimental Music Since 1970 by Jennie Gottschalk (Bloomsbury)
2016 Practice Composition, SLG exhibition catalogue (Compost and Height)
2015 Reductive Journal FOUR (Melange Editions)
2015 Partials (BORE Publishing)
2015 Wolf Notes #8 (Compost and Height)
2014 Interpretation, QO2 Winter School
2014 Wolf Notes #7 (Compost and Height)
2014 The Continuum of the Field, NOW NOW catalogue
2013 Point of Departure Journal, Issue 42 (online)
2012 Word Events: Notes on Verbal Notation, James Saunders and John Lely (Continuum)
2007 Oisen “and…and…and”, Arts Council
2017 Research Grant, West Dean College Research Fund.
2017 Event Grant, SARU in collaboration with Canterbury Christ Church University
2016 Research Grant, in collaboration with Canterbury Christ Church University
2016 Documentation Grant, Sound and Music
2015 Embedded Residency at South London Gallery, Sound and Music
2014 Publishing Grant, SARU
2010-11 AHRC scholarship
2007 Arts Council England. Project award
MA with Distinction, Social Sculpture, Oxford Brookes University, 2010-2011
BA First Class Honours, Fine Art , Sheffield Hallam University 2004-2007
SOUND EXPANSE: INTERVIEW WITH JENNIE GOTTSCHALK
Sarah Hughes, Controlled Indeterminacy In Text Scores.
BANG THE BORE, ‘INTERVIEWS WITH COMPOSERS‘
Sarah Hughes, (can never exceed unity). Online interview
ARCHITECTURAL MODEL MAKING, ANOTHER TIMBRE
A Series of realisations of Hughes’ 2013 compositions Architectural Model Making available for free download, as part of Another Timbre’s ‘Online Projects’
Goldsmiths, Another Timbre, 2016
Accidents of Matter or of Space (second edition), Suppedaneum Records, 2015
Ryoko Akama, Senu Hima, Melange Editions compositions by Antione Beuger, Jurg Frey, James Saunders and Sarah Hughes performed by Ryoko Akama, 2015
The Set Ensemble Stock Cock Consumer Waste Records, 2015
Antione Beuger: Cantor Quartets, double CD with Dominic Lash, Jurg Frey and Radu Malfatti, 2013
Wandelweiser und so weiter, 6 cd box-set, Another Timbre, 2013
Accidents of Matter or of Space, solo, Suppedaneum, 2013
The Good Life, with Kostis Kilymis, Consumer Waste Records, 2012
Michael Pisaro, Fields Have Ears, Another Timbre, 2012
No Islands, w/ Stephen Cornford, Patrick Farmer and Kostis Kilymis. Another Timbre, 2011
Droplets, w/ Dominic Lash and Patrick Farmer. Another Timbre, 2011
Loris, The Cat from Cat Hill, Another Timbre, 2009
Is w/Patrick Farmer, split release with David Dunn. Compost and Height, 2009