THE SPANISH ARTIST BASED IN LONDON, YELENA SMITH WITH HER GRAPHICS WORKS TREAT THE CONCEPT OF FEMININITY, DEMOLISHING THE CONSUMERIST VISION TIED TO THE “BEAUTY” STANDARDS.
With her creations she analyze the female world as its seen by mass media criticizing their sexist vision. She uses various artistic media through which represents her firm opposition against the stereotype of women fragility dictated by today’s society.
In her works she get inspiration from the essential and basic things in life, such as relationships and daily routine, trying to look over and see beyond the imposed limits.
Color games, design compositions and transparency create a veil of mystery are the means through which Yelena expresses her message. Her creations appeared in many magazines such as Interview and Vein and she also took part in many art exhibitions.