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Elena Tejada-Herrera was born in Lima, Peru. She studied at the Art Department of the Catholic University. Elena graduated as a paintor but was also working on installation art. Elena started to realize irruptive performances in public spaces. Soon after she incorporated video and continued to develop multimedia forms of art. Currently she continues to produce artworks that incorporate people's participation. Nowadays she has given the protagonism to the public.
Elena Tejada-Herrera nacio en Lima, Peru. Elena estudio en la Facultad de Arte de la Pontificia Universidad Catolica del Peru. Empezo pintando, para luego incorporar instalaciones. Elena realizo performances irruptivas en espacios publicos.Luego empezo a trabajar con el video y otras formas de arte de multiples medios. Elena trabaja en formas de arte participativas, donde el publico tiene el protagonismo y ya no ella.
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2009 Animated Spaces, at the Gallery of the Peruvian Natioonal Library and at the Gallery Muro de Carne.
2008 Elena Tejada-Herrera About You at Dean Project Gallery, Long Island City Queens, New York, USA.
2006 Nouveau Bourgeois Latin Immigrant That Learned Shopping And Has Good Taste, and New Accents of Color, Performances at Union Square, New York City, USA. 2006 Burping Wonderwoman, Performances on the streets of Chinatown, New York City, USA.
2005 Nouveau Bourgeois Latin Immigrant That Learned Shopping And Has Good Taste, and Accents of Color. Street Performances at the Pottery Factory Mall, at the Williamsburg Outlet Mall and on Richmond Road in Williamsburg; Virginia. At Old Dominion University and at Norfolk State University in Norfolk, and in Newport News, Virginia, USA.
2005 Live Cinema, solo exhibition at the Glover Gallery of Old Dominion University, Norfolk, Virginia, USA. Installation with paintings, prints and live video-performance using video feedback systems.
2004 Performances: I am the art, I am your mirror, and The homeless experience at the Vermont Studio Center, Johnson, Vermont, USA. 2004 Hairy War, Sculptures and Installation at the Vermont Studio Center, Johnson, Vermont, USA.
2000 Paintings, drawings, photography and video by Elena Tejada-Herrera, at the Cite Internationale Des Arts Art Gallery, Paris, France.
1999 Elena Tejada performance at; El Averno, Jr. Quilca, Lima Center, Lima, Peru.
1999 Performance: Interview to Fernando Ramos at the Museum of the Nation, Lima, Peru.
1998 Performance in the First lbero American Art Biennial of Lima at the Museum of Art of Lima, Lima, Peru.
1996 “Como Dios Manda” (paintings) at the School of Art's Gallery of the Department of Letters of the Universidad Nacional Mayor de San Marcos (San Marcos University), Lima, Peru.