Lera Kelemen London, United Kingdom
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Lera Kelemen (b. 1994) is a multimedia artist based in London, with an MA from the Royal College of Art. Her installation practice blends post-humanism, feminism, hybridity, and technology. In her practice she challenges narratives of inhabitation through diverse materials, using surfaces and textures as dynamic mediums for embodiment.

Lera Kelemen (b. 1994) is a contemporary artist currently working in London, UK. As a multidisciplinary artist, her practice revolves around themes related to post-humanism, hybridity, feminism & technology. Her artistic practice focuses on exploring the manifestation of bodies and skin through the integration of partial technologies, culminating in the creation of conceptually immersive environments. In her works, surfaces and textures serve as dynamic mediums for embodiment, with narratives of inhabitation woven into the very fabric of the materials employed.

Lera Kelemen holds an MA in Information Experience Design from the Royal College of Art, where she graduated with Distinction. She completed her Fine Arts degree in 2018, and was honoured with the Art Encounters Award for her graduation project.

Selected residencies and exhibitions include: Green Skin / Crevice solo show at Borderline Art Space (RO, 2021), I feel something, don’t know what group show at Zacheta Gallery (PL, 2021), Green Skin / Affective Interstice at Art Encounters (RO, 2021), Kunsthalle Bega residency (RO, 2019), Niki Artist-Run residency (DE, 2020), TM2023 commission (RO, 2020), Staycation group show at Catinca Tăbăcaru Gallery (RO, 2022), If Anything Else Survives at Potential Project (GR, 2021), Royal College of Art grad show (UK, 2022).

In 2022, she published her first artist book featuring a series of installations created between 2019 and 2021.

She presently works from her studio in Central London at Feelium Gallery & Studios, an initiative she co-founded.


Corporeus, Thirsty, Sculpture, 2023


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Projects and exhibitions


Sensible Realm of Inhabitation

14/10/2021 — 10/11/2021

Sensible Realm of Inhabitation Installation View at Aici Acolo Pop-up Gallery October 2021

Multimedia Installation — Sandblasted steel / Engraved plaster slabs / Digital print on textile / Chain

Photos © Aici Acolo

Pop-up Show / Aici Acolo, Timisoara Details

Green Skin / Crevice

02/09/2021 — 12/10/2021

Green Skin / Crevice Solo Show Installation View at Boderline Art Space September 2021

Curated by Cristina Moraru

Multimedia Installation — Single channel video, stereo sound, 3’03'' / Metal structures / Digital print on textile / Gravel

Photos © Robert Bouariu & Borderline Art Space

Borderline Art Space, Iasi Details

Green Skin / Affective Interstice

15/04/2021 — 30/09/2021

Multimedia Installation — Single channel video, stereo sound, 3’03'' / Metal structure / Engraved plaster slabs / Ultra giclée print on Hahnemühle paper / Green luminescent tubes

Photos © Andrei Infinit & Art Encounters / Anna Zagrodzka & Zacheta Gallery

Art Encounters Foundation / Zacheta National Gallery, Timisoara / Warsaw Details
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