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Helena Hunter

Helena Hunter is an artist and writer based in London. She works at the intersections of visual art, poetry and science to address the critical ecologies of environmental change. Her current work involves collaboration with environmental scientists on issues of river health and ocean modelling (Field Casting, CAA, 2022; Sensitives Steam, Arts Catalyst, 2021; Hydromancy, John Hansard Gallery and Onassis Stegi, 2021/2). She has a Master’s in Fine Art from Slade School of Fine Art, University College London, and has been awarded AHRC M4C funding to undertake a PhD in Creative and Critical Writing at Nottingham Trent University in partnership with the University of Warwick. Her artworks have been presented at Tate Modern, Barbican Art Gallery, ICA, Gasworks, Delfina Foundation, Gazelli Art House, Whitechapel Gallery, The Showroom, BALTIC and MIMA. Her poetry has been published in journals: MAP Magazine (2022), Reliquiae (2020), Alterity (2019), MAI (2019) and Something Other (2019). Her work is featured in Posthuman Ecologies, Eds. Rosi Braidotti and Simone Bignall (Rowman & Littlefield International 2019), Remain, Eds. Jussi Parikka, Ioana B. Jucan, Rebecca Schneider (University of Minnesota Press 2018) and Investigating Cultures of Equality, Eds. Dorota Golańska, Aleksandra M. Różalska, Suzanne Clisby (Routledge 2022).


Postnatural Supernatural

Helena Hunter

Postnatural Supernatural comprises three short films that consider tree spirit beliefs within rural communities of the Philippines and how these intersect with colonisation, deforestation and bird decline. Each film blends narration, poetry and sound with paper-based artworks, photographic collage and performance.