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Emily Sarten

MFA Candidate, Graduate Assistant, Graduate Program Assistant
Department(s): Art
Mail Code: 5002
Email: sartee1@unlv.nevada.edu

Biography

Emily Sarten works between the mediums of video, photography, and installation to explore ideas about gender, desire, consumerism, memory, and technology. She collects, archives, and remixes found footage from commercials, home movies, and VHS tapes. She’s interested in the behind-the-scenes of the Las Vegas fantasy and the various reinventions Las Vegas has undergone. She earned a BFA in Photography and a minor in Film and Media production from Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts at Arizona State University.