Amit Elan was born on April 30, 1989 in Boston, USA. He was raised in Israel, where he attended Hamidrasha Arts Academy before fate brought him to Berlin- his home base since 2009. Amit’s diverse body of work includes painting, performance art, mixed media installations, photography and comics. His work is characterized by a bold approach to materials and themes, combined with a strong notion of sexuality, vulgarity, the physical presence and beautiful fragility of bodies. He is exploring the realms of stripping, spiritual shaman practices, city/nature, continuousness and dreams. Amit has exhibited in many group exhibitions throughout Israel, Europe and Asia. In 2011 he has completed a six month “Tao Philippines” artist residency on a remote island in the district of Palawan Philippines, in the South China Sea. In 2013-2015 he has published two graphic novels and has been involved in several different art related projects such as cooperation with “Agora” and “Mica Moca” art collectives , and has worked as a journalist for the I.G.B.K a.RTISTS IN TRANSIT magazine.