Yasena Popova has two degrees one in Architecture and another in Art of Photography. She is among the promising young photographers in her country, Bulgaria. Her early works got recognition and gave her nomination for the Essl Art Award.
A few years later, she won the Gaudenz B. Ruf Award for contemporary art and participated in International Gyeonggi Ansan Art Fair, South Korea.
In 2017 she took part in the European festival for contemporary photography "Circulation(s) - Festival de lajeune photographieeuropéenne", in Paris. She is presented at Simply Petrol with few works, part of her Urban Insects exhibition. They were covered by reputable media outlets like ZEIT Wissen, Wired.com and Spiegel.de.