Yelena Popova was born in the USSR (1978), in a secret settlement, an unnamed place dedicated to nuclear research. She is living and working in Nottingham at Primary Studios. Following her move to the UK ten years ago she learnt to view facts and events from multiple perspectives. She graduated from MA Painting at the Royal College of Art in 2011. Recent solo shows include: ‘Zabludowicz Collection Invites’, London 2012; ‘Unnamed’, Figge von Rosen Gallery, Berlin 2012. Recent group exhibitions include: ‘Red Mansion Art Prize Winners 2012’, London; ‘Twofold’, Outpost Gallery, Norwich, 2012; ‘Bloomberg New Contemporaries 2011’, ICA London; ‘New Sensations 2011’, Victoria House, London. Forthcoming group shows include: ‘Gaiety is the most outstanding feature of the Soviet Union’, Saatchi Gallery, November 2012.
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