sarah lightman
 
     

Sarah Lightman is an artist, writer and curator. She is a curator of "Graphic Details: Confessional Comics by Jewish Women" and PhD researcher at the University of Glasgow. She is a founder and director of Laydeez do Comics. In this website you can find out more about her publications, lectures and artwork.

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Photography by Louise Beecham

Sarah Lightman on the 'Graphic Details: Confessional Comics By Jewish Women' exhibition

Artwork currently on show

"Graphic Details: Confessional Comics by Jewish Women"

Space Station 65, London

Upcoming talks (2015)

for a full list of recent talks please see here

 

Recent publications/press (2014)

for a full list of publications please see here

"ICON - Charlotte Salomon "

Riposte- A Smart Magazine for Women

(7 November)

"Putting Women in The Frame"

Ariel Kahn

The Jewish Chronicle (10 October)

"It's all in the Graphic Detail"

Michael Holland

Southwark Weekender (19 September)

"Life Drawing: Autobiography, Comics, Jewish Women",

The Routledge Handbook of Contemporary Jewish Cultures

Ed.s Laurence Roth and Nadia Valman

"Metamorphosing Difficulties: The Portrayal of Trauma in Autobiographical Comics "

The Unspeakable: Narratives of Trauma

Eds. Magda Stroinska, Vikki Cecchetto, Kate Szymanski.

Peter Lang.

 

FOR ALL ENQUIRIES

PLEASE CONTACT SARAH'S AGENT

KIRSTY MCLACHLAN:

Kirsty@davidgodwinassociates.co.uk

 

 
 

Graphic Details:

Jewish Women's Confessional Comics in Essays and Interviews (McFarland)

Edited by Sarah Lightman is out now.

 

NOMINATED FOR A 2014 BROKEN FRONTIER AWARD

FOR BEST BOOK ON COMICS

Vote here

A "marvellous anthology of essays, interviews and artwork"

Steven Bergson in the Association of Jewish Librarians

"I am constantly asked, 'Are there any Jewish women comics artists? Really? Enough to have a whole exhibition about them?' I knew I had to find a way to get the word out about the talented women working in comics today."

Editor Sarah Lightman is interviewed by Ariel Kahn in The Jewish Chronicle

Interview: Sarah Lightman | The Jewish Chronicle

The Very Surprising History of Jewish Women in Comic Books

Danica Davidson in Lilith

 

The Book of Sarah,

(Myriad Editions 2016)

A Visual Autobiography by Sarah Lightman

 

 

Photography by Old Dominion University Photographer Anne M. Peterson.

Photography by Rachel Watts, Space Station 65, London

 

© Sarah Lightman 2013