Yelena Myshko is a multidisciplinary artist based in Arnhem, the Netherlands. She was born in Kyiv, Ukraine in 1985. Her educational background is Fashion Design, Fashion Strategy and Gender Studies. In addition, she practices performance art since 2010.
Her interest in politics led to an affiliation with the international feminist protest group FEMEN for two years. Myshko participated in boot camps and actions in Germany, France and the Netherlands and became the leader of FEMEN Netherlands. This experience influenced her artistic tone of voice and visual language.
Myshko exhibited in the Netherlands, Spain, United Kingdom, Germany, Portugal, Austria, Russia, South Korea, Colombia, Canada and USA. She was nominated for the BLOOOM Award 2018 (DE), Walter Koschatzky Art-Award 2019 (AT) and received a material prize from Kunstschouw Award 2019 (NL). Her work is published in the news, magazines and books.