Sarah Lüdemann was born in Cologne and grew up in rural Northern Germany.
From 2001 to 2005 she studied linguistics, psychology and art within a teaching degree program at the University of Cologne, and then lived in Norway, Italy, England and Holland to teach languages, media studies, academic writing, critical thinking and art history.
In 2010, the artist was selected for an influential working scholarship at the Fundación Marcelino Botín, Villa Iris with Mona Hatoum. In the same year she was on the shortlist for the Arts and Humanities Research Council BGP scholarship and received the South Square Trust Award to study a Master in Fine Arts at Central Saint Martins in London.
This was followed in 2011 by the Roger & Sarah Bancroft Clark Charitable Trust Scholarship. She graduated in 2011 with honors.
In 2012 - 2017 Lüdemann relocates her center of life and work to Berlin. Working scholarships and stays followed in Berlin (Momentum | Berlin), Sao Paulo (BR) (Tofiq House), Helgeland (NO) (Artbase Helgeland) and Los Angeles (US) (Research Trip & Working with Gabriel Kuri). Her works are exhibited internationally, ia. Printed Matter, New York (US) / Goethe Institute Cairo (EGY) / Collegium Hungaricum, Berlin (DE) / Hayaka Arti, Istanbul (TR) / Trafo, Szczecin (PL) / Le lavoir public, Lyon (FR) / Museum Villa Rot, Burgrieden (DE) / HDLU, Zagreb (HR) / October Salon, Belgrade (RS) / Ventolin Art Space, Melbourne (AU). Sarah Lüdemann is represented by Galerie Schlachthaus, Berlin. Her work is part of the MOMENTUM Worldwide Video Collection (DE), the Piracy Book Collection, AND Publishing (UK), DesapE (BR), Tofiq House Collection (BR) and many private collections worldwide.
In 2017 and 2018 teaching assignments for the teaching of contemporary art in the department 09 at the University of Bremen.
Since WiSe 2018 employed as lecturer in the mentioned area.