Helena Barbagelata (Lisbon, 1991). PhD in Philosophy from the University of Salamanca. Multidisciplinary artist, researcher and activist. She has received several artistic, literary and scientific awards from the Onassis Foundation, Ministry of Culture and Sports of the Greek Government, Università di Trieste, Universitat de València, Universitat de Barcelona, Premio Internazionale di Poesia e Teatro Castello di Duino, among others.
Member of the Society of Jewish Artists (SoJa) and the Organization for the Democratization of the Visual Arts (OBDK). Her works combine painting, drawing, photography, sculpture, video, sound art and printmaking. She held numerous solo and group exhibitions in Europe, South America, Australia and the United States. Her most recent projects include: “ZENAM”, Passover Exhibition 2021, Israeli Art Market, March-June, 2021. ART/HELP. Expanding the Limits of the Visible”, curated by Alexandra Danilova, Saint Petersburg Repin Academy of Fine Arts and the HSE Art and Design School. Muzeon Art Center, Moscow, Russia, 2021, “World of Estrangement”, Supersonic, curated by Dasha Birukova, with the support of Atelier Concorde, Lisbon City Council, “COLIBRÍ”, Totomej Sanili (ed.), Fondo de Conservación el Triunfo (FONCET), Artac (International Association of Mexican Artists with the support of UNESCO). Museo Zacatlán (MUZA), Mexico City, Mexico, 2021, “SPLIT OPEN – IDENTITY, CONNECTIVITY & COMMUNITY”, Kulturschöpfer, Green Hill Gallery, Berlin, Germany, 2021, “Project Lazaretta: Digital Stories from the Old and New World” , curated by Filia Milidaki, Eyes Walk Festival, CulturePolis, supported by the Ministry of Culture and Sport of the Greek Government, 2021.