Sari Nordman

Sari Nordman, a native of Finland, is a NYC-based interdisciplinary artist who has created public art projects, video works and dance performances. Her processes include film, metal work, fiber arts and dance. Reflecting on nature’s permanence and the impermanence of human made artifacts her works question nature’s ability to remain vital in light of the impact of contemporary humans.

Nordman has exhibited and performed her works for Art in Odd Places, The Immigrant Artist Biennial 2020, The Irondale Center, Jamaica Center for Arts and Learning, and Performance Mix Festival. She has enjoyed residencies at Atlantic Center for the Arts, Bearnstow, Brooklyn Arts Exchange, Catwalk Institute, Fantasy Generator at Hollins University and Tofte Lake Center in the US; at Eckerö Post and Customs House, RaumArs A.i.R., Tohmajärvi and Zodiak Z Free in Finland. She is a recipient of American Scandinavian Society Cultural Grant, Brooklyn Arts Council Creative Equations Fund and The Dance/NYC Coronavirus Dance Relief Fund as well as Finlandia Foundation and The Puffin Foundation grants. Her works have been reviewed in publications and artist talks such as, Art Spiel, COAL + ICE at the Kennedy Center, The Dance Enthusiast, Hunters Point Library Environmental Education Center, OffOffOff and Women Cinemakers. She holds a M.F.A. from NYU/Tisch School of the Arts.

She also works as a teaching artist in NYC public schools.


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