Sarah Navan is a Photographic Artist living in Co. Clare. Sarah graduated her BA in Photographic Media from Griffith College Dublin in 2022.
Sarah is in receipt of the inaugural RADAR Research and Development Artist residency. Having been selected by Inspirational Arts and PhotoIreland from nominations by eleven Photography programmes across Ireland. 1
Sarah’s current and ongoing body of work titled Care in Progress is an in-debth exploration of coming out of a Bipolar manic episode and starting afresh. Sarah reveals the darkness and light of Bipolar Disorder through viscerally raw and emotionally ravishing documentary snapshots. Her work documents moods such as depression, suicide idealisation, hypersexuality and apprehensiveness. Juxtaposed with bouts of euphoria and elation or simply being content with life.
Her project Care in Progress has been longlisted for the RDS Visual Arts Award 2022. 2
- 2022, Care In Progress, Self Published, Blurb, ISBN 9798210370389
Awards and honours
- 2022, RADAR Artist Residency, PhotoIreland, Dublin, Ireland.
- Care In Progress (2022)
Care in Progress is an in-depth exploration of coming out of a Bipolar disorder manic episode and starting afresh. Taken with a snap shot aesthetic on various 35mm film. The work documents moods such as depression, suicide idealisation, hypersexuality and apprehensiveness, juxtaposed with bouts of euphoria and elation or simply being content with life. 5