Ellen Van Driessche lives and studies in Leuven. She holds a BA in art sciences obtained at KU Leuven. Her bachelor paper "Theatre as museum and museum as theatre" focussed on the work of Peter Friedl, more specifically his exhibition Teatro (2019-2020). Currently she is completing her MA in art sciences at KU Leuven focussing on contemporary art. For her thesis she does research after the work of artist Carey Young. As part of the master's programme, she is doing an internship at the Lieven Gevaert centre.