Sarah Friend



lebt und arbeitet in/ lives and works in Berlin


Ongoing  Berlin Program for Artists
2016  Recurse Center, Manhatten, NY
2010 BFA: OCAD University, Toronto, ON
Major: Drawing and Painting
Minor: Digital Media Studies


"Lifeforms", Trinty Quare Video VITRINE, Toronto, Canada.

"Terraforming" Nagel Draxler Crypto Kiosk, Berlin, Germany.
"Off: Endgame", Public Works Administration, New York, USA.

"Clickmine", The Brandscape, Toronto, Canada.


"Cryptomania", Zeppelin Museum, Friedrichshafen, Germany (upcoming).                                                      "TIME. From Dürer to Bonvicin", Kunsthaus Zürich, Zurich, Switzerland.                                                        "Market Makers", JPG, Berlin, Germany.                                                                                                              "MoMa Postcard", MoMa, Online.
"Zeit", Kunsthalle Zurich, Switzerland.
"Source", Feral File.
"Notes from the Ether", Art Science Museum, Singapore.
"Exploring the Decentralized Web", HeK, Basel, Switzerland.
"Echos - 2023", Haus der Kunst, München, Germany.
"Collective Worldbuilding - Kunst im Metaversum", HeK, Basel, Switzerland.
"Worldbuilding", Centre Pompidou-Metz, Metz, France.
"The Educational Web", Hamburger Kunstverein, Hamburg, Germany.

"BPA// Exhibition 2022", KW Institute for Contemporary Art, Berlin, Germany.
Booth Galerie Nagel Draxler, Art Basel, Miami Beach, USA.
"Continuous Shift", Kristianstands Konsthall, Sverige, Sweden.
"DYOR (Do Your Own Research)", Kunsthalle Zurich, Switzerland.
"Creation Stories", Gus Fisher Gallery, New Zealand.
"Worldbuilding", Julia Stoschek Collection, Düsseldorf, Germany.
"TIME in CRYPTO related ART and NFT", Galerie Nagel Draxler @ Start Summit, St. Gallen, Switzerland.
"NFTNETART – From Net Art to Art NFT", Panke Gallery & Office Impart, Berlin, Germany.
"The Byzantine General's Problem", Distant Gallery and Aksioma, Online.
"Proof of People", Fabric, London, UK.

"It's so easy", Offsite Project", Online.
"Contingent Systems", Illingworth Kerr Gallery, Calgary, Canada.
"Unfinished Camp", The Shed, New York, USA.
"Unfinished Camp", HEK, Basel, Switzerland.
"Panarchist's Dinner", Floating University, Berlin, Germany.
"Salon Solaire", Suns.Works, Zurich, Switzerland.
"Proof of Art, OÖKultur, Francisco Carolinum, Linz, Austria.
"Breadcrumbs", Galerie Nagel Draxler, Cologne, Germany.
"ClickMine", Peer to Peer, UK/HK, Online.

"S'Eclipser | Phases of Resilience", ALM|NT2, HTMLLES Festival, Montreal, Canada.
"Extinction Litany", Afloat Assembly, Flensburg, Germany.
"Crypto Manifold", Chronus Contemporary Art Centre, Shanghai, China.
"Art of No Likes", Hervisions Residency, Arebyte Gallery, London, UK.
"Perverse Affordances", Mutek.SF Nexus, Online.
"Screensaver Watching You", Offsite Project, Online.

"Screensavers", Piksel Festival, Bergen, Norway.
"Scafolds I can No Longer See", Interaccess, Toronto, Canada.
"Remembering Network", Radical Networks, Manhattan, USA.
"Crypto Grows on Trees", Devcon V, Osaka, Japan.
"Seasons of Media Art", ZKM Center for Media Art, Karlsruhe, Germany.
"Remembering Network", IPFS Camp, Barcelona, Spain.

"Perverse Affordances", Digital U, Art Gene, Barrow-In-Furness, UK.
"Much Ado About Everything", Microwave Festival, Hong Kong City Hall, Hong Kong.
"Perfect and Priceless", Kate Vass Galerie, Zurich, Switzerland.
"Anti", Athens Biennale, Athens, Greece.
"Distributed Systems", Gray Area Festival, Grand Theater, San Francisco, USA.
"SUB/HYPER/TEXT", Vactor Festival, Interaccess, Toronto, Canada.
"ClickMine", Etherial Summit, Knockdown Center, NYC, USA.
"ClickMine", MoneyLab, Somerset House, London, UK.

"Media Archaelogy: Excavations", Neon Festival, West Ward Works, Dundee, Scotland.
Damage Camp, DMG, Toronto Media Arts Centre, Toronto, ON.
"Captive Portal: Customs and Border Protection", Center for Contemporary Art, Tel Aviv, Israel.

"Protective Rituals for Posthumans", Radical Networks, Chemistry Creative, Broolyn, NY.
"Routerpop", Athens Digital Art Festival, Athens, Greece.


"The Hackers We Trust", with Paul Seidler, Right Click Save
"Are Blockchains Alive?", with Aude Launay, Palm

"Material Facts" by William Kherbek, Outland Art
"The Art Of Code", by Alex Estorick, Flash Art
"How Digital Lineages Change", by Orit Gat, Hyundai Artlab
"How Artists Are Increasingly Blurring The Lines Between Fine Art and Video Games", by Dorian Batycka, artnet
"DIS Takes the Wheel", by DIS, Zora Zine
"Sarah Friend: Endgame Theory", by Aude Launey", Spike Magazine, issue #70
"#19 Sarah Friend im Gespräch mit Lisa Zeitz", Weltkunst Podcast
"Wer hat Angst vor Inflation? Was unser Geld Wert ist", mit Katty Salié, ZDF Aspekte
"NFTs aren't just for Crypto Bros – Meet the artists resisting the Hype", by Rhea Myers, Artreview
"Mechanism Art I", by Cem F Dagdelen,

"Trust, Token, Tyranny", with Halle Frost, Weird Economies
Art and technology combine for new Minecraft residency at Mackenzie Art Gallery, by Connor O’Donovan, Global News

Interviewed by Michael Haley and Carolyn Reckhow, Byzantine Dreams Podcast
Interviewed by Mat Dryhurst and Holly Herndon, Interdepence Podcast
Interviewed by John Mardlin and Jaye Harrill, Hashing it Out Podcast
When devices go bump in the night – a Review of Screensaver Watching You by Lara Chapman Running Dog
crypto_manifold, [Anti]materia

Interviewed by Michael Shaw, The Conversation Art Podcast
Extracting Computerized Desires – a Review of Clickmine, by Tim Brouwer, Institute for Network Cultures

Distributed Systems & Blockchain Exhibition Interview with Peter Hirshberg and Barry Threw, Gray Area Foundation
Report on Radical Networks in Berlin, by Inte Gloerich, Institute for Network Cultures
When Smart Contracts Aren’t So Smart, by Danny Bradbury, Sector
Interviewed by Rachel O'Dwyer Neural Magazine
How to Understand Blockchains With Scrabble, by Farnia Fekri, Motherboard Vice


"Asset Logics", Texte zur Kunst Nr. 127
"From Minecraft to Metaverse", BlackFlash (upcoming)
"Beyond Follows", March International
"What the Community would like to see in a social recovery system",

Irrationalist Heresy, Technologically Fabricated Intimacy

"I wanted the protocol to identify the community" An interview with Simon Denny, Spike Art Magazine

The Year Blockchain Got Weird, Coindesk