Vanessa Gravenor (she/they) is an artist, filmmaker and writer working in Berlin and Hamburg, DE. She works primarily in video on the topics of entangled traumas, archives of war, and photography.
Her work has been exhibited throughout Germany, Poland, Latvia, Italy, and the US. She was shortlisted for the 13th Lichter Art Award, Frankfurt, DE and has participated in VISIO, Lo Schermo dell’arte, for young artists in film. She has held scholarships from the DAAD as a graduate student (2015-16) and a Research and Create grant from Canada Council for the Arts (2020).
Vanessa currently holds a position as an Artistic Research Assistant at HFBK-Hamburg where she is also writing her Phd.
They are currently working on a video project during their artist residency at the Centre de production DAÏMÔN.