Exhibiting Artist: Elena Unger

Elena Unger grew up in Vancouver, Canada and moved to London in 2015 to study art. She is an alumnus of Fine Art at both Central Saint Martins and Goldsmiths, as well as a recent graduate of Philosophical Theology at the University of Cambridge.

As both an artist and an academic, her art practice and academic work mutually inform one another. As an artist she combines painting, sculpture, performance, sound, film, and installation to produce immersive, extra-liturgical installations. As an academic she is concerned with the ontology of artistic making, arguing that works of art do not merely represent the divine but participate in it.

Elena is the sole artist in residence at Saint Bartholomew the Great, the oldest church in London. She was also recently a CHASE Research Fellow at Goldsmiths in philosophy and Art. Elena exhibits frequently in the UK and Canada and is featured in collections internationally.

Presale for StART