Michelle Deignan's is an artist and filmmaker. Her work engages with the aspirations of televisual and cinematic forms, scrutinising the politics and mechanics of images and stories that are produced for mass consumption. She employs video, film, text and photography to create factual and fictional narratives featuring producers of culture; artists, activists, writers, curators and the casual snappers of the everyday. Her works provide alternative accounts of sites, situations and representations of power.
Deignan has exhibited her work in over 100 exhibitions, screenings and film festivals including: 'New Work UK - Trust Yourself', Whitechapel Gallery, London; 'Europart - New Contemporary Art from Europe', Vienna; 'Terror and the Sublime: Art and Politics in an Age of Anxiety', Crawford Art Gallery, Cork; 'transmediale.08', House of Cultures, Berlin; 'Les Rencontres Internationale', Gaîté Lyrique, Paris; Cork International Film Festival; 'This Fanciful Digression', CAN, Neuchatel, Switzerland; 'Black Box Programme' at the Edinburgh Film Festival. Michelle Deignan's moving image work is distributed by LUX.