Elena Sorokina

Lives in Paris

Elena Sorokina,portrait.
Elena Sorokina,portrait.

Elena Sorokina is a Russian-born, Paris based curator and art historian, an alumna of the Whitney Museum of American Art ISP in New York. She obtained her master’s degree in art history from Friedrich Wilhelm’s University in Bonn, Germany. She recently co-organized “Spaces of Exception” a special project for the Moscow Biennial, the symposium “What is a postcolonial exhibition?“, a collaborative project of SMBA/Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam and the Stedelijk Museum.

Her recent exhibitions include: “Temps Trituré. Agnes Varda” at LVMH in Brussels, “Petroliana” at Moscow Museum of Modern Art; “Laws of Relativity” at the Fondazione Sandretto Re Rebaudengo, Turin; “On Traders’ Dilemmas” at Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, San Francisco; “Scènes Centrales” at Tri Postal, Lille; “Etats de l’Artifice” at the Musee d’Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris, and others. She published in numerous catalogues, and has been writing for Artforum, Flash Art, Cabinet Magazine, Manifesta Journal, Moscow Art Magazine, and other publications.

Sorokina is a frequent speaker in international conferences and has been invited as a guest lecturer to ISCP, New York; Garage CCC, Moscow; Centre Pompidou, Paris, and other institutions.

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