Alena Levina is an artist, illustrator, independent curator, researcher and feminist activist, working on issues of disabled women. Born in 1988 in Moscow. Graduated from Moscow State Textile University as stylist artist. In 2011-2013 studied at post-graduate programme Technical aesthetics and design. Since 2014 works as graphic designer, watercolours illustrator, curator, inva-activist (disability activist) and painter. Alena participated in a number of group shows in Russia and the USA, and in international scientific conferences. She paints portraits and nudes. She also researches the practice of self-presentation through a series of self-portraits.