A Russian artist Ellen Sheidlin has been publishing her works to
the world on the Internet, which she creates with the belief of
“I can be anyone” using not just her self-portraits but various
kinds of techniques such as drawings, sketches, videos, and
forms of props, etc. that create certain worldview.
From subtle everyday scenes to one and only unique fashion
portraits as well as avant-garde works criticizing the
atmosphere of the time, all that Ellen produces are visually
amusing and beautiful, and at the same time, make a vivid
impression on viewers’ senses as Ellen’s own creativity with a
She now has followers all over the world who are sympathetic to
Ellen’s work and her life style, including 4.4 million followers
on Instagram and over 2.25 million subscribing to her YouTube
This exhibition mainly features her illustration and
photographic works to get to the heart of Ellen’s representative
surrealistic yet contemporary works.
Photos may be taken in some areas.
Her upcoming first photo book, “Ellen in Sheidlinland”,
(Seigensha) will also be on advance sale at the exhibition.
In this exhibition, you can enjoy the worldview of the artist of
our time who suggests her own work as part of surreal-virtualism
and freely travels around between the Internet world and the
✴︎Ellen Sheidlin Profile
Born in 1995. Lives in St. Petersburg and in the Internet world
at the same time. Self-taught in the field of photography,
video, sculpture, and drawing, and works in the style of
“survirtualism”, a combination of a dream, reality, and
virtuality. Ellen releases her works on a daily basis in a
virtual gallery that she runs for 4.5 million followers on
Instagram. She has also created a number of works in
collaboration with companies such as NIKE, BACARDI, BMW, Nestle,
L'Oréal Paris Hair, and GIVENCHY, etc. Her official Instagram