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Elisa is a published author (The Spiral of Containment: Rape's Aftermath), guest lecturer (York University, University of Dublin), speaker (TEDx, PSA), and the podcast host of the global campaign Conversations on Consent to advocate for equality and human rights. Her new art residency at Nirox Sculpture Park will culminate in an exhibition at the same venue in May 2022.


Elisa founded Reframe House media agency to shift views on social justice through multi-media. She studied at universities City University London, UK and York University in Canada, graduating with honours in BA Film Production - Cinematography and MA International Journalism - Conflict Reporting.


She has worked on six continents producing work for outlets such as Newsweek, National Geographic, and BBC World. Covering challenging environments, from the Rabaa massacre in Cairo, to domestic violence within Iraqi refugee camps, has fuelled her work with social consciousness. Her traveling art exhibition and book, The Spiral of Containment: Rape's Aftermath, detail her experience as a rape survivor healing trauma alongside 24 fellow survivors' voices, through the mediums of photography, film, holographic projections and soundscapes. ​Her work as DoP has screened on television, online and film festivals around the globe. ​


The Spiral of Containment + NEW Exhibition

NIROX Sculpture Park, Johannesburg, South Africa. 

May 7th - August, 2022.


The Spiral of Containment

Constitution Hill Human Rights Precinct, Johannesburg, South Africa. 

APR 9th - May 5th, 2022.

The Spiral of Containment: Rape's Aftermath   

OXO Tower Bargehouse, LONDON UK 

MARCH 8 - 11, 2018. 

Espacio Gallery, LONDON, UK [Pre-Release in partnership with Mexican Embassy]

FEBRUARY 27 - MARCH 4, 2018. 

La Femme Art Festival, BARCELONA  [Pre-Release]

MARCH 12, 2017.


The Spiral of Containment: Rape's Aftermath    Published by Pen Works Media



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If you are contacting about buying an image print, please specify size. Spiral of Containment images are available in 1.5m x 1m image sizes. 

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