Helena Hunter works at the intersections of visual art, poetry and performance. Her artworks utilise poetic and performative modes in relation to environmental change and biodiversity loss, often blending sites such as the field, lab, gallery and museum. She has a Master’s in Fine Art from Slade School of Fine Art, University College London. Her current exhibition FALLING BIRDS will be on display at the Horniman Museum and Gardens until Oct 2021.
Helena has presented her work at Delfina Foundation, Gazelli Art House, Tate, Gasworks, Arts Catalyst, ICA, Ambika P3, The Showroom, V22, IMT Gallery, Barbican Art Gallery, [space], Art 13 Art Fair, DAM Projects (London); Tramway (Glasgow), Manchester Art Gallery (Manchester), mima (Middlesbrough) HIAP Frontiers of Retreat (Helsinki), Jerome Zodo Contemporary (Milan), Bòlit Contemporary Arts Centre (Girona), Lydgalleriet (Bergen) OFF COURSE Art Fair (Brussels), ArtVerona Art Project Fair (Verona), City of Women Festival (Ljubljana). Her poetic writing has been published in journals including MAI Journal of Feminism and Visual Culture, SomethingOther and in publications including Posthuman Ecologies edited by Rosi Braidotti and Simone Bignall and The Midden edited by Jenni Nurmenniemi and Tracey Warr.
She has a collaborative practice MATTERLURGY with sound artist Mark Peter Wright. Their work intersects art, ecology, science and technology, and operates across multiple platforms including installation, performance and sound. Matterlurgy were UK Artist Associates as part of the Delfina Foundation’s Science, Technology, Society programme 2019, their work has recently been featured in Third Text and in the publication Remain by Ioana B. Jucan, Jussi Parikka and Rebecca Schneider, published by University of Minnesota Press, 2019.