Alyona Lyovina — artist, activist, mainly focuses on the rights of people with disabilities in Russia. In particular she focuses on accessibility issues during cultural events and discrimination against LGBTQ + people with disabilities. Alyona is the co-founder and leading coordinator of the association “Women. Disability. Feminism”.
Alyona was born in 1988 in Moscow. She graduated from the Moscow State Textile University as an costume designer.
Her post-graduate was between 2011-2013 in “technical aesthetics and design”. She specialized in portrait painting and installations. Alyona has participated in group exhibitions in Russia and the USA, and had solo exhibitions in Moscow.