Elena Kostenko, (b. 1983 in Kazakhstan, USSR), currently based in France

artist- researcher

Projects, and exhibitions:

2022 – “Grounding” – screening of a video essay as part of Between Four Walls during the ZINE CAMP festival at WORM in collaboration with N.o.H. Collective and PrintRoom (Rotterdam, NL);

2022 – The ephemeral English exhibition, group show at L’institut national supérieur de l’education artistique et culturalle (Guingamp, France);

2020 – Towards a Foreword, by N.o.H. Collective in collaboration with PrintRoom/Art Bar (Rotterdam, The Netherlands);

2020 – 15 03 20, publication by N. o. H., contributor ( International);

2020 – The other side, 16 mm film, ROOTS Film Festival, ( The Hague, The Netherlands);

2019 – Self, group exhibition, Helena van Doeverenplantsoen (The Hague, The Netherlands);

2017 – 2018 – #onehourinstallation, digital media project ( location varies);

2016 – Holy Patterns, paintings and prints at Rotterdam International Art Fair ( Rotterdam, The Netherlands);

2015 – Woest, Zomer Expo 2015, group show, Gemeentemuseum, The Hague ( The Netherlands);

2015 – The Moon, digital animation, Art Video Israel ( AVI), a participant (Netanya, Israel);

2015 – Wolf in sheep’s clothing, multimedia project, Iris Art Centre (Athens, Greece);



The Royal Academy of Fine Art The Hague. Fine Arts department, sculpture (The Hague, The Netherlands);

Leiden University, Art History Department. Arts, Media, and Society track (Leiden, The Netherlands);

Academy of Creative and performative arts, minor program (Leiden/ The Hague, The Netherlands)

Rietveld Academy. O-Yaar program (Amsterdam, The Netherlands);

The Herzen State Pedagogical University of Russia, Fine Arts Department, painting (Saint-Petersburg, Russia);


Other activities:

2023 – internship at B.R.E.F Rive Gauche – Bar Ruche Artistique Éphémère ( Vannes, France);

2020 – until present moment, co-founder of the artist collective Notes on Hapticity  ( The Hague, The Netherlands);

2017 – 2020, Coordinator of Philosophy evenings at Haagweg 4 ( Leiden, The Netherlands);

2016 –  2018, guest lecturer at Guangzhou Academy of Fine Arts, printmaking department ( GAFA, Guangzhou, China);