Elleni Sclavenitis

Above the Inversion Layer, David Kerlogot and Elleni Sclavenitis, 2012
video, 8:21 minutes
Photo credit: courtesy the artist
Exhibition location: 60-inch telescope base

Elleni Sclavenitis is an artist and filmmaker whose practice operates at the intersection of art and documentary. Her work explores the interconnection of memory, experience and history through subjective and historical perspectives. In 2011, she published Industrial Los Angeles, a web-based project that traces the history of industry on the Southern California landscape. Elleni received her MFA from the California Institute of the Arts (CalArts) and her BFA from Art Center College of Design. Before that, she studied anthropology, archeology and French at Vassar College and the University of Colorado. She currently resides in Los Angeles.

Elleni Sclavenitis served as Associate Director, Co-Curator for KNOWLEDGES at Mount Wilson Observatory, 2012