SaBa is a series of collaborative projects created by Sam Sheffield & Barry Whittaker. Currently based in Baltimore, MD and Toledo, OH, Sam & Barry develop interactive work inspired by a variety of media ranging from Japanese television and history to internet memes and game theory.

Sam Sheffield |
Barry Whittaker |



None of This is Real
Northcutt Steele Gallery
Montana State University, Billings
Billings, MT, 2018

SaBa is currently developing a new project in collaboration with the Arts Commission of Greater Toledo. Please come again to see what we are up to. You can find examples of previous projects at either of the links above.



Galleries of Contemporary Art
Colorado Springs, CO, 2015


Krakow, Poland, October 4, 2014


Toledo Museum of Art
(in conjunction with The Art of Video Games exhibition)
Toledo, OH, USA, June 19 - September 28, 2014


Mother Brain at Spazio-rita (in cooperation with NODE-Lab)
Nagoya, Japan, July 18 - 21, 2013


UT Faculty Show 2012 at the University of Toledo CVA Gallery
Toledo, OH, USA, November 2 - December 1, 2012


Conjunction 12 Biennial
Stoke-on-Trent, UK, November 2 - December 1, 2012


Solo exhibition at Galaxy Gallery
Osaka, Japan, August 3 - 5, 2012


Cellsbutton #06 - DARK CELLS International Media Art Festival
Yogyakarta, Indonesia, July 1 - 7, 2012


FACULTY NOW exhibition at the University of Toledo CVA Gallery
Toledo, OH, USA, November 7 - December 11, 2011


SaBa was part of the OK Video FLESH Festival
Jakarta, Indonesia, October 6 - 17, 2011.


Headspace Music and Arts Festival, at Absinthe in
Osaka, Japan, June 4, 2011.


Low LIves 3 exhibition—in association with The Temporary Space and Headspace Gallery—which was streamed at various locations around the world. April 29 - 30, 2011.


Takedao Art Tunnel Event, in the Takedao Train Tunnels, in
Hyogo-ken, Japan, September 10, 2010.