Jelena Blagović was born in 1983, in Zagreb. She finished a two-year study programme at the “Istituto Superiore di Fotografia e Arti Visive” in Padua, Italy. She continued her studies in England where she graduated in Art Photography from the University of Westminster, in London. She was awarded David Faddy Scholarship for academic excellence.
Since 2010, she has been working at the Academy of Dramatic Art, University of Zagreb, as an art assistant, in the Department of Cinematography – Chair of Photography. She is currently a Ph.D. student of Art History at the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences in Zagreb, researching her doctoral thesis on archives and memory in photography under the professor Leonida Kovač from the Academy of Fine Arts in Zagreb.
She has exhibited her work on numerous solo and group exhibitions in Germany, Italy, France, England, China, Croatia, etc. She is a member of the Croatian Association of Artists of Applied Arts.