Sarah Mei Herman

Sarah Mei Herman studied photography at the Royal Academy of Fine Art in The Hague, from which she received her BA in 2005. In 2010 she completed her MA in Photography at The Royal College of Art in London. Herman examines the relationships and intimacy between people, what brings them together or sets them apart and how physical proximity to others is a necessity in these relationships. She often focusses on the intimacy within the family, with a special interest in sibling relationships, which partly comes from the fact that she grew up without, always wondering what it would be like to have a brother or sister. By repeatedly photographing them she tries to get a closer understanding of what this familial intimacy means. In March 2021, Herman's series Julian & Jonathan was be exhibited at Museum Technische Sammlungen in Dresden, as part of the Hellerau Photography Award 2021.


Sarah Mei Herman – Julian & Jonathan