HELEN BIRNBAUM

 

I approach science in a questioning way using sculpture, photography, film and sound – but the starting point for most of my work are the scarily beautiful forms of viruses and bacteria. The quirkiness and energy of the 1960’s is very stimulating and I want to harness this whilst commenting on aspects of our own altered world.  I make all my sculpture by hand and sometimes use unusual metal objects to enhance the designs. I have recently been integrating digital devices into my sculpture; sound, touch and vision now sit together widening the experience for people looking at my work.

This is art that will always make you smile, but sometimes make you shiver.

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