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Contextual Statement 

Elena (b. 1998) is a non-binary artist born in Edinburgh, living and working in London. After graduating with a First Class Honours from Camberwell College of Art Sculpture in 2019, Elena is now studying to achieve their Masters in Sculpture at the RCA.

Elena's practice spans a wide variety of ideas and methods however they work predominantly in sculpture and performance, looking at themes relating to Gender, Identity Politics and Queer Theory. A narrative undercurrent often runs through their work, which they use as a framework for exploring a greater message or school of thought. Story-telling through performance and objects is key to Elena's practice.

Looking at the world through the lens of abjection, Elena uses this as tool for exploring their human experience. Whether it be through objects or performance, the bodily and the repulsive become excellent tools for exploring the dysphoric nature of the human condition.

Elena is represented by CB-Art Group.



Foundation Diploma in Art & Design - 2015-16 - Camberwell College of Arts, UAL

BA (Hons) Fine Art Sculpture - First Class - 2016-19 - Camberwell College of Arts, UAL

MA Sculpture - 2021-23 - Royal College of Art


The Gilbert Bayes Award in association with the Royal College of Art Sculpture Programme


Fuego de Tierra (EARTH FIRE), Curated by Bee Beardsworth, ALICE BLACK, London

Charming, SHAM Gallery presents at Collect Art Fair, Somerset House, London

Soft & Hard : Beyond Recognition and Queer Coding, Curated by Whiskey Chow, The Art House, Wakefield


The Witch's Cave, Curated by Isabel Casey, Plop Residency, London

Across-Over-Beyond, Curated by Rabz Lansiquot in association with 'Fringe! Queer Film & Arts Fest', Space Station Sixty-Five, London

RCA 2023 Show, Truman Brewery, London

Raise Love by One Inch, The Crypt Gallery, London

Soft & Hard : Beyond Recognition and Queer Coding, Curated by Whiskey Chow, Bermondsey Project Space, London 


RCA WIP Show, Online

We Won't Stop Showing, Set Woolwich, London

Too Much Fruit on the Cake, The Take Courage Gallery, London

Wildstone Publication, in collaboration with The Poorhouse Reading Rooms, Van Gogh House, Tate Archives and the Freud Museum


Artfem 'Natura', International Biennial of Macau, Albergue SCM, Macau

Re-staging of 'Keep eating actual food so you don't get saccharin shits', 50m, London, 

What Is She, Ex-Baldessarre, Bedford & Big Shop Friday, Milton Keynes


Camberwell College of Art Degree Show 2019Camberwell College of Art, Camberwell, London

Croaky Throat, Take Courage Gallery, New Cross, London

TBC, Copeland Gallery, London


Liminal Environments,  The Silver Building, Silvertown, London

The Two Women Who Found Freedom (Performance), Camberwell College of Art (Wilson Road), Camberwell, London
Valkyries Collective, hARTslane Gallery, New Cross, London

SPACE HONEY, Safehouse 1, Peckham, London
Bad Art Presents: Touch Me Baby, Bone & Pearl Studios, London

Over Capacity, CPG London, London
In the Making, AMP Studios, London

Mylifeisover101, London
First Year Fine Art – Final Show, Camberwell College of Art, London

Reduced to Clear, Camberwell College of Art, London
How to Eat a Grapefruit, The Crypt, Camberwell, London

CCW Foundation Diploma Final Show, Camberwell College of Art (Wilson Road), London

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