Elena Sorokina

Curator and Art Historian

Elena Sorokina is a curator and art historian with a particular focus on sustainable curating. She co-curated the Armenian Pavilion at the Venice Biennale 2022 and served as curatorial advisor of documenta 14 in Athens/Kassel.

She was chief curator of the High Institute of Fine Arts (HISK), Belgium in 2017-2018. Alumna of the Whitney Museum of American Art ISP in New York and the Friedrich Wilhelm’s University in Bonn, Germany, Sorokina has curated projects at BOZAR, Art Brussels and WIELS (Belgium); Centre Pompidou and Musée d’Art Moderne (Paris); SMBA/Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam, Pera Museum Istanbul and other institutions.

Her recent exhibitions include “fragilités” at Rudolfinum, Prague, 2023 and “Crystal Clear: Travels in Sustainable Exhibition Making” at Pera Museum Istanbul, 2021. 

A light skinned woman with semi-long chestnut curly hair, wearing a blackshirt.

Elena Sorokina, photo by Lucie Cermakova