Elle Peril is an American saboteur posing as an artist, model, and writer in Berlin. Her work explores the impact of trauma on identity formation and the creative process.
She is currently developing theoretical texts, performance pieces, and experiments on persona, memory retrieval, lucid dreaming, and the collective unconscious. Her work is a provocation and reaction to cultural norms about gender, sexuality, spirituality, and artistic production.
Elle was born in San Francisco, raised in Los Angeles, and educated in Cambridge. She once subletted in New York. She moved to Germany to complete a novel about a novelist with writer’s block.