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2022-2024 Bard College, Masters of Fine Arts in Music/Sound

2020-2023 BMCC, Psychology and Neuropsychology

2019-2020 New Inc Program, Experiments in Art and Technology


2022 Pioneer Works Music Residency, Brooklyn, NY

2019-2022 Experiments in Art and Technology, AIR at Bell Labs, New Providence, NJ

2022 Center for Performance Research, Performance Residency, Brooklyn, NY

2021 Downtown Brooklyn Rehearsal Residency Initiative, Brooklyn, NY

2019 Decelerator Residency at Strange HQ, West Shokan, NY

2018 Commission and Performance Residency at MoMA PS1, Queens, NY

2018 Deer Mountain Inn Artist Residency, Tannersville, NY

2017 Wythe New Arts Performance Residency, Brooklyn, NY


2024 Avant-Garde, The Park Avenue Armory, New York, NY

2018-2024 Kin Class, Voice and Movement, Ongoing Workshops, Global

2014-2024 Co-Director of Otion Front Studio, Queer Programming, and Residencies Brooklyn, NY

2022 Experimental Voice and Movement Workshop, Performance Space, New York, NY


2023 Crux, MOCA, Los Angeles, CA

2023 Conduit3, ICA - Richmond, VA

2022 The Tipping Scale Extended Performance, Center for Performance Research, NY

2021 The Tipping Scale Lounge Experiment, Public Records Sound Room, NY

2021 Sigh of My Hand at New Museum, New York, NY

2019 24-Hr Drone at Basilica Hudson, Hudson, NY

2018 Unboxing The Compass, Bending The Axis at MoMA PS1, Queens, NY

2018 Unboxing The Compass at National Sawdust, Brooklyn, NY

2017 The Church at Stream Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

2017 Daisy Chain Heart Ecology at Entrance Gallery, NYC

2017 A Trigger for Every Body at Wythe Hotel; Tour, NYC and Southeastern US

2017 Open Chair Aux at Mana Contemporary, Queens, NY

2017 Kinlaw, Miami Art Basel

2016 Authority Figure (co-director) at Knockdown Center, Queens, NY

2016 Kinlaw, Miami Art Basel

2016 The Newsstand at MoMA, NYC

2015 O Mother Of All Joy, Secret Project Robot, NYC

2015 Positive Reinforcement, Gallery Four, Baltimore, MD


Brooklyn 100 Influencer: Sarah Kinlaw, Director, Musician, Choreographer, Brooklyn Magazine link 2017

Photo Feature with Sarah Kinlaw, Passerbuys link 2017

Kinlaw’s Stunning Voice Is The Pleasure Center Of ‘Drama In The South’, NPR link 2017

A Brooklyn Band Finds Inspiration In Stormy Seas, NPR link 2017

Sarah Kinlaw On Trying Something Every Single Day, The Creative Independent link 2016

Inside ‘Authority Figure,’ the Immersive Psychological Experiment Taking Over A NY Factory Next Month, i-D Magazine link 2016

Sarah Kinlaw Does It All, Unsweetened Magazine link 2016

Cigarette “Housewife”, Impose Magazine link 2016

The NY Performance Changing The Way We View Authority, Dazed link 2016

Authority Figure by Monica Mirabile and Sarah Kinlaw Opens This Weekend, New York, Purple Diary link 2016

Inside ‘Authority Figure,’ an Epic Performance Tackling Police Violence at the Knockdown Center,W Magazine link 2016

A Mysterious Performance Art Show, Where Audience Plays Along, New York Times link 2016

Dev Hynes, Caroline Polachek and SOPHIE To Score Performance Piece About Authority, FADER link 2016

Can This Sprawling, Immersive Exploration of Surveillance ‘Change the Face of Culture’ in Bushwick?, Bedford + Bowery link 2016

Choreographed Obedience” Authority Figure at the Knockdown Center, Art in America link 2016

This Immersive Dance Performance Explores Surveillance, Policing and Authority, The Huffington Post link 2016

‘Authority Figure’ Experiments With Choreo-Politics at Knockdown Center, The Village Voice link 2016

This Dance Piece About Data, Surveillance and Obedience F-ked Me Up, Splinter News link 2016

Dev Hynes, Chairlift’s Caroline Polachek, Dan Deacon, SOPHIE Scoring “Authority Figure” Performance Piece, Pitchfork link 2015

Abalone, Pitchfork Review link 2015

The Living Library Continues to Weave Music and Movement Together With Vol 2, Village Voice link 2014

Stream: SoftSpot You/Yours, The Fader link