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“Ella’s greatest accomplishment as a contemporary artist is found in her strength of genre revolving around avant-garde performance art and tantalizing theatrical ambiance. Sometimes unsettling, always intriguing, her art really makes you think.”
(Elena Greco, Fine Artist, Buffalo, New York)
I’m Ella, a visual and theatre performance artist. Since I was a little girl I wanted to be an artist. Only that my parents had a different plan for me. As the story goes, where there’s a will there’s a way…
“For me, Ella’s works are silent poetry that gives very clear elements, which make you feel and think.”
(Margarita Stavraki, Visual Artist, Greece)
“ScenoArt” is the brand name of my art practice. It loosely translates to “the art of writing in space.” It’s also the name of my art studio and gallery, a 700 sq. feet space, part of my home, opened in 2007.
“Most summers, […], performance artist Ella Joseph opens her Linwood Avenue home and studio to curious visitors. Her dreamlike installations, capable of charming and disturbing an audience in equal measure and always somehow concerned with human vulnerability, have helped her forge an under-the-radar reputation as one of the city’s most intriguing emerging artists.”
(Colin Dabkowski, Buffalo News, May 2012, Buffalo, New York)
Three main concepts underline my work: “Theatre of Truth(s)” represents the content of my work, “When One Form Generates Another” describes the process of creation, and “The Eternal Return” takes me and my art journey back to painting, where it all started.