Michael uses affective experience to explore connection points between psychology, physicality and society. The work takes a wide range of forms including text, video and immersive site-specific installation.
Michael Hanna has completed a BA in Sculpture at Edinburgh College of Art and an MFA at the University of Ulster in 2012. He has exhibited in group exhibitions in the UK and internationally includingÂ Rencontres InternationalesÂ at Haus der Kulturen der Welt, Berlin and Multiplicity at NURTUREart, New York. Recent solo exhibitions includeÂ Short Films about LearningÂ at Lismore Castle Arts, Waterford, andÂ Predictable ContactÂ at the Naughton Gallery, Belfast. Michael is a co-founder of AMINI, an artist led initiative for the promotion and critical discussion of artists' moving image in Northern Ireland. In 2018 Michael was selected for the Freelands Artist Programme, a 2 year fellowship with PS2, Belfast and Freelands Foundation, London.