Sarah Shamash is a Vancouver-based media artist working in documentary, film, installation, video, web and mobile medias. Born in Vancouver, Shamash completed a BA in Film Production at the University of British Columbia. She completed an MA in Cinema, and then an MFA in Fine Arts at Paris VIII, University of Saint Denis. She has participated in artist residencies in Vancouver, Toronto, Salvador, Banff, and Sao Paulo. Informed by cinema, her work engages socio and psycho geographies through the exploration of specific places, people and mapping strategies that convey personal and experiential knowledge through everyday life.