Sam Mercer

Artist, curator and producer

Sam Mercer is an artist, curator and producer. Since 2014 Sam has been Producer of the Digital Programme at The Photographers’ Gallery. He has curated a number of projects for the gallery Media Wall and online, and was assistant curator for the exhibition All I Know Is What’s On The Internet. Currently, Sam is working on Imagin(in)g Networks that investigates ecological, social and political aspects of networks, working with artists, writers and researchers to imagine and build alternatives. In 2019/20, Sam co-curated Data / Set / Match, a year-long programme of commissions that sought new ways to present, visualise and interrogate scientific image datasets.

Sam also works as an artist and collaboratively in the artist groups including Tether, Aas and Common Study and The Bad Vibes Club. He completed an M-Res Art: Moving Image from Central Saint Martins in 2014 and a BA (Hons) in Fine Art from Nottingham Trent University in 2007.