Peter Sabat


Peter Sabat has exhibited his paintings and films throughout Canada, the United States and Europe. He studied painting and film at the Ontario College of Art and Design in Toronto. Between 1997-2004, Sabat resided in Berlin, Germany, collaborating with artists and composers on films, operas, and art projects. His films with composer Walter Zimmermann have been presented at the International Film Festival Rotterdam, the Kunstmuseum Bonn, KNM Berlin’s HouseMusik, and the Goethe-Institut. Other projects have been produced in association with composers Wolfgang von Schweinitz, Thomas Meadowcroft and Marc Sabat. His works have also been shown at the MaerzMusik festival and the Deutsche Kinemathek in Berlin, the Bayerische Staatsoper in Munich, the Centre Georges Pompidou in Paris, and the Art Institute of Chicago. “AUTOMAT,” his collaboration with brother Marc Sabat, which premiered at KNM’s HouseMusik festival in Berlin in 2006, was also presented at Carnegie Hall, New York, as part of the “Berlin in Lights” festival in 2007. In 2010, he presented a new series of paintings, “Vague Longings I-II,” as an online exhibition. “California Elegies I” and “Smoke (after Piranesi)” opened in December 2011. His latest film is “A Place On Earth” (2011).