Mieke Vanmechelen (b. 1974, Antwerp, Belgium) lives and works in Ireland. She received her BA (Hons) Philosophy and Classical Civilisation from Trinity College Dublin (1996) and completed an MA (First Class Hons) in Art & Process at Crawford College of Art & Design (2014).

Recent projects, screenings and exhibitions include: Documentary film Rath: Dingle International Film Festival (2017), winning the Audience Choice Award for Best Feature. DAW Collective, 5th Edition Exhibition, Granby Space, Waterloo, London (2017); Showcase: Department of Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht, Kerry (2016); The Byvoet Archive: Modemuseum Hasselt Belgium (2016). Her work was part of The ProCreate Project touring archive: The Women’s Art Library, Goldsmiths University; Lace Gallery, Nottingham; Manhattan College Annual M.O.M. Conference, New York and London Southbank University (2015). Screening and presentation, The Bee and The Great Mother: Motherhood and Creative Practice: Maternal Structures in Creative Work, School of Arts and Creative Industries, London South Bank University (2015); invited speaker at ICT Lisbon (EU Information and Communication Technologies Summit 2015). ‘Epona’ screened as part of Horse, Void Derry (2015).

Selected Essays & Articles

Dingle IFF 2017 closes a great festival with awards ceremony on www.scannain.com

Desperate Artwives Explore Issues Of Personal Identity Loss And Motherhood on www.artlyst.com

The Living Mirror

Another Place, Another Time

Sleeping Beauty, NY Arts Magazine

Hart in Twee Landen