Yelena Arakelow, born 1993 in Zürich (Switzerland) is an emerging dance artist based in Reykjavík (Iceland) since 2015. She holds a BA in Dance Practices from the Iceland University of Arts.

Her interdisciplinary solo works have been presented at Ung Nordisk Musik Iceland (2022), Art Gallery Reykjanesbæjar (2021), showoff Tanzhaus Zürich (2020), Nuuk Nordic Kulturfestival (2021) and International Dance Festival Latvia (2020). She works as a dancer for Steinunn Ketilsdóttir and is a professor in Improvisation at the Iceland University of Arts.   
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Headshot by Leifur Wilberg Orrason
Dance Picture by International Dance Weeek Budapest