Sarra Hornby is an interdisciplinary practitioner working in the triangulation between Art-Technology-Ecology. The work is an experimental exploration of space-time at the cusp of animated film, kinetic sculpture and projection... AKA Animation.
Early influences include artist working in the experimental traditions of animation. Amongst many this includes artists such as Len Lye, Norman McLaren and William Kentridge.
Research interests are located at the intersection between Art Animation, Cybernetics, Ecology and Evolutionary Psychology.Sarra is a member of The Animation Academy and Textiles research group with Loughborough University and lectures in Animation and collaborative practice within Visual Communications at the Birmingham Institute of Art and Design. In the commercial sphere, Sarra's work has received several awards including D&AD Student Animation (2009) and a British Animation Award (2012), on which she worked as concept designer and head modeller. Work has been screened at the British Museum, New Blood and D&AD in London, China and Taiwan.