Fall 2011- Winter 2016

Creative Many Michigan: Communication Coordinator

Assisting Cezanne Charles, the Director of Creative Industries and in the aid of coordinating the Creative Industries program activities, including, supporting the professional development component of the Kresge Artist Fellowship program and support for the state-wide Professional Practice Seminars funded through a grant by the Emily Hall Tremaine Foundation. In addition to assisting Jennifer Goulet, the President/CEO of Creative Many with managing, researching content and updating their website and social media sites (including Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Vimeo).

Photography by Sarah Nesbitt

 

Winter 2012-Present

Institute for the Humanities, University of Michigan: Photographer

Supporting the communication goals of the Institute for the Humanities by taking, editing and delivering digital images suitable for use in particular web and print formats.

Photography by Sarah Nesbitt

 

Spring 2012- Fall 2014

Multidisciplinary Design Program, University of Michigan: Photographer

Supporting the communication goals of the Multidisciplinary Design ProgramCollege of Engineering and Wilson Student Team Project Center by taking, editing and delivering digital images suitable for use in particular web and print formats.

Photography by Sarah Nesbitt

 

Fall 2012-Spring 2013

Center for Research on Learning and Teaching: Photographer

Supporting the communication goals of the CRLT by taking, editing and delivering digital images suitable for use in particular web and print formats.

Photography by Sarah Nesbitt

 

Fall 2013

School of Music, Theatre and Dance: Photographer

Documentation of the Rehearsal of Queer Me

Photography by Sarah Nesbitt

 

Winter 2012-Winter 2013

Videographer

Shooting footage of the Ann Arbor International Film Festival and the University of Michigan Institute for the Humanities for Filmmaker Sharad Patel, documenting artists such as Nigel Poor, Canan Tolon, Paul Kaiser of OpenEnded Group, Scott Hocking and Charles Atlas while they install and discuss their work during their residencies at the institute.

Nigel Poor: Remainders: God, Sex, and Animals

 

Canan Tolon: Time After Time

 

Creative Catalyst: Detroit and the Abandoned Packard Plant

Artist perspective on decay vs creation within Detroit.
Interview footage shot and recorded by Sarah Nesbitt. Edited by Sharad Kant Patel
Featuring artists Scott Hocking, Paul Kaiser, Amanda Krugliak.

 

Plant 3D Video Installation by OpenEnded Group

A short documentary about a 3D video installation by OpenEnded Group (Paul Kaiser, Marc Downie, Shelley Eshkar) in Michigan. Sponsored by The Institute for the Humanities at the University of Michigan (with curator Amanda Krugliak) and the Detroit Institute of Arts.

The piece depicted and interpreted the abandoned Packard Plant in Detroit through the use of thousands of photos mapped into a digital model. Sounds recorded at the Plant were also manipulated and designed into an accompanying soundtrack by Rishi Daftuar at the Duderstadt Center at the university.

Footage shot by Sarah Nesbitt and Sharad Kant Patel
Edited, scored (loops), mixed by Sharad Kant Patel

 

Joints 4Tet for Ensemble by Charles Atlas

This short teaser promotion was directed and edited by Sharad Kant Patel. Additional camerawork was provided by Sarah Nesbitt. Sharad created the soundtrack arranging and editing pre-existing copyright free loops.

 

January 2011- May 2011

Project Manager for Learning as Playing: An Animated, Interactive Archive of 17th-19th Century Narrative Media For and By Children.

Learning as Playing: An Animated, Interactive Archive of 17th-19th Century Narrative Media For and By Children. National Endowment for The Humanities Level II Start- Up Grant proposed by Jacqueline Reid-Walsh, Professor of Education, Language and Literacy Education at Pennsylvania State University and Andrea Immel, curator of the Cotsen Library at Princeton University. These documented and edit images were used later with the help of undergraduate New Media student Brian Maynard of importing those files in Maya to convert them into an animated children’s flip book.

Photographed by Sarah Nesbitt