Helena Barbagelata (Barcelona, 1991). Model, multidisciplinary artist and activist. PhD in Philosophy of Science, Applied Cognitive Sciences & Mathematics, University of Salamanca/University of Athens. She was the recipient of several awards and grants from the Onassis Foundation, Università di Trieste, Universitat de Valencia, among others. Member of the Society of Jewish Artists (SoJa) and the Organization for the Democratization of the Visual Arts (OBDK. Her artworks combine mixed media, video and sound art, sculpting, painting and printmaking techniques. She held numerous solo and collective exhibitions in Europe, South America, Australia and the United States. Her artwork takes a personal approach to social, political, cultural and environmental issues, drawing her inspiration from different human and natural subjects, combining real life experiences with poetical symbolism and arranging them into new conceptually layered pieces. Helena is also an author and curator in several cultural publications.