Elena Helfrecht



b. 1992, Marktredwitz, Germany

2017-2019 MA Photography, Royal College of Art, London

2011-2014 BA Art History & Book Science, Friedrich-Alexander- Universität, Erlangen

Recent Exhibitions


2019 ‘Intro:spective’, Seen Fifteen Gallery, London

2019 ‘Curated by Girls: New Femininity’, Melkweg Expo, Amsterdam

2019 ‘Envisioning Other Worlds’, Bow Arts, London

2018 ‘RCA Secret’, Royal College of Art, London

2018 ‘Family of No Man’, Cosmos Books, Arles

2017 ‘Trash cans for hearts and people have no soul’, Fotofestiwal, Łódź

Awards and Residencies

2019 Ginnel Foto Awards, First Place, Ipswich


Exit, 2018, c-print, 100 x 68 cm

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God must be a Mother, 2018, c-print, 160 x 100 cm

Previous artist in 2019

Roei Greenberg

Next artist in 2019

Mary Herbert