FOUNDER AND DIRECTOR
Artist and director of BioBAT Art Space, a gallery specialising in biology and art.
New York USA
Elena Soterakis is an artist, curator, and educator. She is the Founding Director of BioBAT Art Space, a gallery entirely dedicated to the intersection of art, science and technology located on the ground floor of a non-profit biotech incubator called BioBAT Inc. BioBAT Art Space’s mission is to facilitate cross-disciplinary collaborations and host innovative contemporary art, science and educational programming that is accessible to all and fosters community.
Soterakis is a painter and mixed media artist exploring themes of disposability and impending ecological disaster in the age of the Anthropocene. Her landscapes capture the fragility of the 21st Century environment and exhibited throughout the country and internationally, with recent exhibitions at SPRING/BREAK Art Show in Los Angeles, NARS Foundation in Brooklyn, JONATHAN FERRARA GALLERY in New Orleans, and The Center for Contemporary Political Art in Washington D.C.