Yell Freeman is a performance artist and researcher based out of Brooklyn, New York. Freeman studied visual art at Eckerd College in St. Petersburg, Florida where he earned a Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree in 2011, concentrating in interdisciplinary sculpture. He subsequently earned his Master of Fine Arts Degree at the Burren College of Art in Ballyvaughan, Ireland in 2013 with a concentration in video art and performance. He continues to work predominantly in these mediums, creating visual sequences that act as explorations in cleansing, soothing and finding balance. In 2021, Freeman earned his Master's in Curatorial Practice in Performance through Wesleyan University's ICPP Program. His current practice is centered around explorations of performance as a mechanism for grief work.