Mieke Vanmechelen makes films grounded in place, informed by intimate knowledge and lived experience. Her work explores the idea of organic interdependence of the individual human body with the community of human and non-human life around it. Recent screenings include: Home from Home, Glucksman Gallery, Cork (2020); Open Submission, Highlanes Gallery, Drogheda (2020); CutLog Moving Image, SSA+VAS OPEN, Scottish Royal Academy, Edinburgh (2020); RAGFF New York (2020). Recent awards include: FSAS Digital Media Bursary (2021); Kerry Filmmaker in Residence (2021); Arts Council Film Bursary (2020); Arts Council Professional Development Award (2020); Kerry County Council Creative Work Development Bursary (2020).
image: Suspension, film still, Home from Home, Irish artist’s responses to Covid-19 restrictions, the Glucksman, 2020.