I AM SARAH MAPLE
Filmmaker: Tyler Gurd + Ariel Fisher
Year of Completion: 2012
TRT: 14 mins
Country of Origin: U.S.
Daring intersectional feminist artist Sarah Maple’s bold self-expression on full display.
I Am Sarah Maple explores the life and work of artist Sarah Maple. Her work unapologetically examines feminism, Islam and modern-day life. After being awarded the prestigious Saatchi Prize, Sarah’s career was made. However, after one of her pieces ignited controversy and threatened her safety, Sarah was forced to examine her approach to her work. I Am Sarah Maple details Maple’s life and process leading up to her first solo show since her life-threatening incident.