Lena Chen

A photo of Lena Chen

Lena Chen (b. 1987, San Francisco, USA) is a Chinese American artist and writer exploring gender, intimacy, trauma, and sexuality. Experimenting with her body and persona, her autobiographically-driven practice encompasses participatory art, performance, installation, and poetry. She is the co-founder of Heal Her, which convenes talking circles with artists, activists, and survivors around the world to promote collective healing from sexual violence.

Photo: Gershon Kreimer