Derek Sargent is an Australian artist currently based in Bergen, Norway. His multi-media practice includes moving images, sculpture forms, installation and photography. His work investigates themes of sexual identity, authenticity and popular cultural production. He graduated with a BA in Fine Art from the University of South Australia 2013. In 2015 Sargent was awarded the Anne & Gordon Samstag international visual arts scholarship and travelled to London to complete a Graduate Diploma in Fine Art at Chelsea College of the Arts. In 2021 he obtained a Masters of Fine Arts from the University of Bergen. He has exhibited extensively in Australia as well as internationally in New York, London Budapest and Barcelona. He is a former education officer at the South Australian School of Art Gallery and a former Co-Director of the Adelaide ARI FELTspace.