Buenos Aires, Autonomous City of Buenos Aires, Argentina
Sarah Pabst is a German-born (1984) documentary photographer and painter based in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Besides her personal intimate work she mainly focuses on women, identity, human rights and environmental issues. Her work has been exhibited both nationally and internationally. She's part of the Women Photograph network.
Her work has received international recognition being a winner of the Lensculture Emerging Talent Awards, a finalist in Burn Emerging Photographer Grant, Arles' Voies Off and Athens Photo Festival, winner of the Organ Vida Festival and a finalst at the Gomma Grant, all 2017. She was nominated for the Joop Swart Masterclass in 2018 and 2019 and selected for Encontros da Imagen in 2019. She was a winner of the Portfolio Revisions at FoLa and selected twice for Descubrimientos Photo España. In 2015 she won a 3rd Prize at the POY LATAM and the Canon Profifoto Grant 2014.
Her work has been published in international outlets such as The New York Times Magazine, Financial Times Magazine, Washington Post, Der Spiegel, The Wall Street Journal, California Sunday Magazine, Bloomberg Market Magazine, Vice, Gup and Le Monde Diplomatique, among others. Sarah is a regular contributor for Bloomberg News. Since 2015 she's a featured Instagram photographer.
She owns a masters degree in Fine Arts -photography and paiting- and Spanish of the Universities of Cologne and Wuppertal, 2011, where she also worked as an adjunct lecturer for photography from 2012-15. She currently teaches visual storytelling at Santa Talleres in Buenos Aires.
After university she continued her education in workshops and courses with Antoine d'Agata, Mariana Maggio, Claudi Carreras, Leo Liberman and Veronica Fieiras. She is currently working on her book "Zukunft" in a co-publication between the editorials Chaco and Phree.