Zanny Begg

Zanny Begg lives on Dharawal land, Bulli, and is an artist and filmmaker who is interested in hidden and contested histories. She works with film, drawing and installation to explore ways in which we can live in the world differently: this has included working with macro-political themes, such as alt-globalization protests, and in micro-political worlds, such as with kids in a maximum security prison. 

Zanny is the winner of the 66th Blake Prize Established Artist Residency 2021, she was one of six artists selected for the ACCA Open commission 2020, the 2018 winner of the inaugural ACMI and Artbank film commission, the 2016 winner of the Incinerator Art Award; Art for Social Change, the 2016 winner of the Terrence and Lynnette Fern Cite Residency Paris and was chosen by Werner Herzog to attend his Rogue Film School in 2015. Her recent film works include Magic Mountains (2020), Stories of Kannagi (2020), The Beehive (2018), The City of Ladies (with Elise McLeod), The Bullwhip Effect (2017), How to Blow up a Bubble that Won’t Burst, 1001 Nights in Fairfield (2015) and Doing Time (2014).