Elena Kendall-Aranda is a French, Spanish and American artist. Her work focuses primarily on the construction of identity in contemporary western society. Implementing strategies involving the theatricalization of subjectivity, she intends to establish metaphors that address issues of embodiment, identity and memory. Currently based in Madrid, she obtained her BFA from NYU, and her Masters at Paris I Pantheon-Sorbonne. Her work has been shown at the Venice Biennale, the Calumet Gallery in New York and other venues in London, Madrid, Arles and several American cities.