Søren Aagaard (DK)
Kunstner & kok
Søren Aagaard (b. 1980, DK) is a trained chef and artist who works with video, sculpture, performance, and installation art. Especially food and the meal as a temporally and performative event are important parts of Aagard’s practice. Through his interest in specific products and cultural, sociological, and culinary history of different places, Aagaard speaks about phenomena of our time such as climate change, social hierarchies, and the worship of nostalgia and genius in the art and culinary world. Aagaard is educated from The Royal Danish Academy of Art in 2013 and has also studied at Malmö Art Academy. The last five years, he has shown his work and participated extensively in international exhibitions, cooking projects, and film festivals.