Sara Campos-Silvius (centre) and CRIPSiE performing at Convergence 2022 / Photo by Mat Simpson

Email: saracampossilvius@gmail.com
Instagram: @saracsart


Sara Campos-Silvius (she/her) is a queer and multiracial Latine artist creating work in prose, poetry, theatre, and film. Sara loves to explore off the beaten path and her works run the gamut of comedy to horror, delivered with her signature imagination and a heartfelt insight into the oft-absurd human condition. Sara’s short films Power Chord and The Inner Ring have screened at the Edmonton International Film Festival, Toronto International Women Film Festival, Image+Nation Queer Short Film Festival, Dance: Made in Canada, FAVA Fest, Nextfest, and the Art Gallery of Alberta. Her playwright production credits include the award-winning comedy-horror Moonie And Maybee Dig Up A Grave at Nextfest. Her first poetry chapbook Sword and Smoke is published by Armistice Press and her short fiction and poetry has been selected for publication in Capital City Press Anthology, Quagmire Magazine, Hungry Zine, and yegzine. She has also performed with the integrated disability arts dance company CRIPSiE since 2013. Sara is currently based in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada in Treaty 6 Territory.

Featured Works


CRIPSiE announces film screening of “From the Inside – Stories From the Pandemic”

CRIPSiE and colleagues are excited to announce the upcoming screening of “From the Inside – Stories From the Pandemic.” 

This film features dance and spoken word pieces from various artists and includes a spoken word performance by CRIPSiE member Sara Campos-Silvius.

Date/time: Saturday, June 3, 2023 at 10:30 AM  

Location: Landmark City Centre Cinema 10200 102 Ave NW in Edmonton, Alberta  

Cost: free  

Closed captions and described video available.

Doors open at 10 AM.

Please be welcome to join us!

Sara Campos-Silvius announces short film “Power Chord” featured at Nextfest 2023

Sara Campos-Silvius is pleased to announce that her punk rock comedy Power Chord will be featured as part of this year’s film showcase at Nextfest 2023.

Power Chord is the story of a riot grrrl band reuniting for a one-night-only charity show—but with all the history between them, will they even survive sound check?

Come check out Nextfest’s film showcase featuring shorts from many exciting and diverse emerging artists in our community!

Date/time: Sunday, June 4 at 1:00 PM

Location: The Roxy Theatre (10708 124 Street in Edmonton, Alberta)

All films will be captioned.

For more information check out nextfest.ca

Poster created by Sara Campos-Silvius using Midjourney

Sara Campos-Silvius announces poetry exhibit “The Artist Plus The AI” featured at Nextfest 2023 

Sara Campos-Silvius is pleased to announce that her new work “The Artist Plus The AI: A Poetic Duet” is featured as part of the digital art showcase at Nextfest 2023. In this unique project, Sara interweaves her original poetry along with AI-generated artwork and analysis to form a thought-provoking conversation exploring human emotion and meaning. Be sure to check out this singular piece and all the exciting new work at Nextfest’s digital art showcase available online June 1-11, 2023 at nextfest.ca