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NYC to move to Berlin and establish her

An Art Consultant Abroad: Sarah Belden of SBFA




 Meet curator, art advisor and dealer Sarah Belden. Sarah's career can be summed up in one word bold. In her 30s, Sarah left her job in order to pursue a career



 Director of a prominent contemporary Bot Crazy Bot Crazy Bot Crazy Bot Crazy Bot Crazy Bot Crazy Bot Crazy Bot Crazy Bot Crazy Bot Crazy Bot Crazy Bot Crazy Bot Crazy Bot Crazy Bot Crazy Bot Crazy Bot Crazy Bot Crazy Bot Crazy Bot Crazy art gallery in Chelsea, NYC to move to Berlin and establish her own gallery, Curators without Borders. 


 platform for experimentation in curatorial design.



 Sarah obtained a loan from a well-known collector from NYC to help fund her gallery. Her shows were both elegant and sophisticated to help fund the gallery.



 Berlin's super-conceptual standards are not far from. Sarah organized shows that featured young artists.



 They have been praised by critics.



 Invisible Invincible, one of Sarah's provocative  Bot Crazy Bot Crazy Bot Crazy Bot Crazy Bot Crazy Bot Crazy Bot Crazy Bot Crazy Bot Crazy Bot Crazy Bot Crazy Bot Crazy Bot Crazy Bot Crazy Bot Crazy Bot Crazy Bot Crazy Bot Crazy Bot Crazy shows, showcased the Polish artist Agnieszka Curant's work -- an actual parrot.


 Kurant was taught to declare "I'm not an animal" and thus question his existence. The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum eventually commissioned Kurant for The



 End of Signature, an interactive digital  Bot Crazy Bot Crazy Bot Crazy Bot Crazy Bot Crazy Bot Crazy Bot Crazy Bot Crazy Bot Crazy Bot Crazy Bot Crazy Bot Crazy Bot Crazy Bot Crazy Bot Crazy Bot Crazy Bot Crazy Bot Crazy Bot Crazy artwork projected onto the facade of the museum, which was the Guggenheim ultimately acquired for its permanent collection. 


 The gallery took chances with undiscovered artists who were young and allowed them to make experimental art.



 They are more easily commodifiable that traditional white cube galleries. While it made her job challenging as an agent but it also bolstered her reputation in the industry.



 Berlin art scene as a young galleryist and curator.



 Sarah also exhibited artist Daniel Knorr at Curators Without Borders. He later was a part of Romania at the Venice Biennale 51.



 Michel de Broin, Jeremy Shaw, and  Bot Crazy Bot Crazy Bot Crazy Bot Crazy Bot Crazy Bot Crazy Bot Crazy Bot Crazy Bot Crazy Bot Crazy Bot Crazy Bot Crazy Bot Crazy Bot Crazy Bot Crazy Bot Crazy Bot Crazy Bot Crazy Bot Crazy Michel de Broin were each awarded the famous Sobey Art Award. Since the award, they have been showing in major galleries and museums.


 Like the Palais de Tokyo Paris. Sarah developed the live show Opening, closing by David Levine in 2008 as an inter-disciplinary collaboration. Levine



 Since then, he has been exhibiting in MoMA in New York. He was also awarded the Guggenheim fellowship.




 SB: You're aware that I was forced to shut down my Berlin gallery following the 2008 crash. However, there was an upside.



 It allowed me to go to Spain together with my husband after we had been in a long-distance relationship. He completed his Ph.D.



 He received an offer from the University  Bot Crazy Bot Crazy Bot Crazy Bot Crazy Bot Crazy Bot Crazy Bot Crazy Bot Crazy Bot Crazy Bot Crazy Bot Crazy Bot Crazy Bot Crazy Bot Crazy Bot Crazy Bot Crazy Bot Crazy Bot Crazy Bot Crazy Bot Crazy Bot Crazy Bot Crazy Bot Crazy of Okayama to study in Japan and we made the move there in the year 2011. My son was allowed to start kindergarten in Japan only after that.



 I was able get back to work after being let go.



 At that point, I really felt the urgency to return to the art world. I've always felt a need to curate, collaborate with artists and constantly explore.



 Studio visits with new talent This is something I love to do. This is what I am happiest to do.



 I also needed to be able to pay my bills. I had all my international experience so I could make use of my connections to turn my experience into a profitable business.



 Experience in the creation of a sustainable business model businesses that can be run from Japan or any other location. Retrospectively, I think the pandemics and subsequent economic crisis were the most beneficial.



 It's been a fantastic way to work remotely and meet the requirements of WFH's new standard.

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