Dana Kavelina is an artist and filmmaker. She was born in Melitopol and graduated from the Department of Graphics at the National Technical University of Ukraine, Kyiv. Dana Kavelina investigates feminist perspectives, the agency of victimhood, as well as the common, personal, and unrepresented traumas which habituate post-Soviet and Ukrainian contexts in particular. Her works have been exhibited at the Kmytiv Museum of Fine Arts, Oblast; Closer Art Center, Kyiv; and Sakharov Center, Moscow. She has received awards from the Odesa International Film Festival and KROK International Animated Film Festival.