Helen Anna Flanagan is an artist working in video, performance and installation. She looks to investigate social structures and the political subtext of the everyday, focusing on affects and emotions, labor and the body. A selection of solo exhibitions include IKOB Museum of Contemporary Art, CENTRALE | lab, Atelier Arthur Rogiers, Openspace, V2_ Lab for Unstable Media and bb15. Her work has been presented in group exhibitions including Aspex Gallery, Museum M, Focal Point Gallery, WIELS Centre for Contemporary Art, Kunsthal Gent, Projektraum 145, Netwerk Aalst, IMAI – inter media art institute, M HKA, CAMPO Victoria, MOMA Odessa, among others. Her films have been presented at a number of festivals including International Film Festival Rotterdam (NL), Sharjah Film Platform (AE), Lo Schermo Dell’arte Film Festival (IT), Proyector Plataforma de Videoarte (SP), Go Short International Film Festival (NL), Experiments in Cinema (USA), November Film Festival (UK), The Room Projects (FR), among others. Her work was awarded the IKOB Feminist Art Prize (2019), the VISIO Young Talent Acquisition Prize (2020) a fellowship with Needcompany (2021) and the second prize of Art Contest Brussels (2021)
She is a laureate from HISK and a former resident at AIR Niederösterreich, IZOLYATSIA, Styria Artist in Residence scholarship, Atelierhaus Salzamt, Bucharest AIR, bb15 and METAL Southend on Sea.