Helene Sorensen

Artist

Sorensen has recently graduated from Central Saint Martin's MA FA course. Her practice is research based, collaborative and uses project dependent media. She is interested in current tendencies in urban agriculture, city side agri growing, climate change and migration. Her new farm project employs elements of quasi-scientific methods and props to create a platform for visuals and narratives. The work revisits some of the alternative growing experiments to sound of the 1960's and 1970's. The artist's MA Degree Show installation work entitled Sound Nutrition involves an earth plot of wheat crops and aircraft sounds, with wheat seed seemingly growing at the sound coming out of the speakers. Sound Nutrition extends the artist's previous work Peas and Music for the New Pretenders Exhibition at Barge House Gallery, London, January 2011 to explore non musical sound and volume. Sorensen's new farm project installations do not seek to reproduce earlier studies or to provide practical solutions. The artworks are mainly concerned with ideas of growing and ask questions of the viewer. read full statement

Location Milton Keynes, East
Activities Practice-based research, Public art
Artforms Environment, Installation, Intervention, Sculpture, Sound
Tags sustainability, urban agriculture, climate change, food security, growing food in cities, allotment gardens, city farming, soil
Website http://www.helenesorensen.com