Born in Barcelona, Spain, 1974. Lives and works in London, UK.  

Aura Satz completed a practice/theory PhD at the Slade School of Fine Art. Between 2002 and 2005, she was a recipient of the Henry Moore Post-Doctoral Sculpture Fellowship, hosted at the Slade School of Fine Art. From 2009–10, she was artist-in-residence at the Ear Institute, UCL, funded by the Wellcome Trust. In 2012, she was shortlisted for the Samsung Art+ Award and the Jarman Award. From 2014–15, she was practitioner-in-residence at Chelsea college of Arts. In 2015 she was awarded a Leverhulme artist’s residency to make a film at the Institute of Sound and Vibration Research, the Department of Music, and the John Hansard Gallery, hosted at the University of Southampton.


Aura has performed, exhibited and screened her work nationally and internationally. This has included events and exhibitions at Tate Modern, Tate Britain, the Hayward Gallery, the Hayward project Space, Barbican Art Gallery, ICA, the Wellcome Collection, BFI Southbank, Whitechapel Gallery, (London); Oberhausen Short Film Festival (Oberhausen); the Rotterdam Film Festival (Rotterdam); the New York Film Festival (NY); Gertrude Contemporary (Melbourne); De Appel Art Centre (Amsterdam); AV festival (Newcastle); Arnolfini (Bristol); Turner Contemporary (Margate); and Baltic Centre for Contemporary Art (Gateshead). She has had solo exhibitions at the Wellcome Collection (2010–11, London); the Hayward Project Space (2013, London), Paradise Row gallery (2013, London), Gallery 44 (2014, Toronto), The Gallery, Tyneside Cinema (2014, Newcastle), George Eastman House (2015, Rochester NY), John Hansard Gallery (2015-16), and Dallas Contemporary (2016), as well as mini-retrospectives at the Rotterdam Film Festival (2013, Rotterdam), The New York Film Festival (2013, NY), and The Cinematheque (2015, Vancouver). She was included in the 20th Sydney Biennale 'The future is already here — it’s just not evenly distributed.’

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Gallery Exhibitions

Listen, Recalibrate

November 7 - December 14, 2018

Her Marks, A Measure

October 1 - November 5, 2016


Listen, Recalibrate

Featuring essays by David Crowley, Christoper Cox, and Barbara London










Her Marks, A Measure 

Featuring essays by Justine Ludwig, Erika Balsom and Omar Kholeif












Robert Elms Interviews Jim Matthews, John O'Shea, and Aura Satz

BBC Sounds

July 17, 2019

Voices: Aura Satz

Interalia Magazine

July 16, 2019

Between Signal and Noise: The Feminist Soundscapes of Aura Satz

The Quietus

June 23, 2019


Dark Matter, 95% of the Universe is Missing' Review

Strand Magazine

June 11, 2019


Artists Take On Dark Matter At Science Gallery London


June 11, 2019


Aura Satz

Art Forum

February 1, 2019


Aura Satz’s “Listen, Recalibrate”

Art Agenda

December 12, 2018


Lis Rhodes and Aura Satz

Mousse Magazine

April 8, 2016

Aura Satz: 'I think of all my works as conversations'

Studio International

January 21, 2016

Aura Satz


January 18, 2016

1000 Words: Aura Satz


February 2015

Inside the Dial-Tone Inspired Sound Art Exhibits of Aura Satz


December 10, 2014


Aura Satz’s The Wail that Was Warning

Aura Satz’s Her Marks, a Measure

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