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Eleana Antonaki was born in Greece in 1989. She works with a variety of media such as drawing, sculpture, textile and video. In her installations she investigates the ways that narration can be constructed through fragmented representational elements. The concerns of her work stem from the politics of representational practices in connection to national identity, historical trauma and displacement. Her research revolves around matters of postcolonial and transnational feminism in relation to domestic cultural practices amongst women in the refugee communities in Greece. Recent group exhibitions include Agean, AAA3A Gallery, NY, Cultural Transplants, Shiva Gallery,NY,  Lack of Location is My Location, Koenig and Clinton Gallery, NY, Whitney ISP Studio Exhibition, EIizabeth Foundation for the Arts, NY, I Can Because you Do, Participant Inc., NY, BP Portrait Awards, Ulster Museum, Belfast, UK, Scottish National Portrait Gallery, Edinburgh, UK, National Portrait Gallery, London, UK, Performing Likeness, TCU, TX and 4th Thessaloniki Biennale, State Museum of Contemporary Art, Gr. She is the recipient of  the BP Young Artist Award from the National Portrait Gallery of London and the Elizabeth Greenshields Foundation Grant for Painters. She lives and works in Brooklyn, New York.