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Born in 1995, and raised in Plymouth (UK), Tanoa Sasraku's practice shifts between sculpture, drawing and filmmaking. Her stitched and torn newsprint works frequently harness earth pigments and garment making processes to express ideas relating to the British landscape, the human body and the artist’s familial legacy. In her practice as a filmmaker, Sasraku engages in retellings of traditional folklore via the medium of analogue film. 

Tanoa Sasraku is based in London (UK) and is currently enrolled at the Royal Academy Schools.

Royal Academy Schools (Postgraduate) - 2021-2024

Goldsmiths Fine Art (BA) - 2015-2018

2021 Arts Foundation Futures Award  (Visual Arts) - Winner
Tenderflix 2018 "Future Responsibilities" Award - Shortlisted

Porthmeor Studio 5 tenancy, St Ives (UK) - July-September 2023

The Admiral's House Residency. Isle of Skye (UK)  - July-August 2021
The New Flesh Residency with LUX Moving Image and Berwick Film Festival. London (UK) - May-September 2019

Public Collections
Government Art Collection (UK)


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