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Volunteer Spotlight: Sara Salaway

November 12, 20221 min read

What got you started with photography?

“I did a mentorship program with two photographers in sixth grade. The first time I used the darkroom I was hooked.”

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How would you describe your work?

“I would describe my work as a visceral exploration of the textures of trauma and bodily experiences.”

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What inspires you?

“I am inspired by my friends who make such amazing work and seeing women who display unabashed confidence in their work.”

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What’s your favorite thing about BCD?

“That I can always be connected to a community of analog photographers through it.”

You’ve been granted a 6 month residency with unlimited funding. What do you photograph?

“Myself, my family, and my friends.”


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