Born in 1970 in Stockholm, Sweden, where she now lives and works.
Hanna Hellsten is a visual artist working mainly with video and painting, incorporating performance, text and installation in the process. She lived in Los Angeles, California, for 25 years, and has a Master of Fine Art in Film/Video and Painting from Art Center College of Design, Pasadena and a Bachelor of Fine Art in Studio Art and English Literature from Pepperdine University, Malibu. Recent exhibitions, projects and screenings include: feature-length film “You Look Better Still…” during 8-month residency at Le Fresnoy, France with screenings at “Pumelo Independent Film Festival” and the“Enoma Mumbai International Film Festival” in India, ”31st International Film Festival of Rotterdam”, “Panorama 2” at Le Fesnoy in France and the Venice Art Biennale; “’Queen Bee’” at Tyresö Konsthall and Münchenbryggeriet, Stockholm; “’Trash Girl’” on ”Bellissima T.V.,” The Netherlands and at “Test Portal 2003,” Docklands Hall, Amsterdam; and “Gränser: The Transformer” at Wetterling Gallery, Stockholm. Her latest exhibition is at konsthallen Passagen in Linköping https://www.corren.se/kultur-noje/hon-kompromissar-inte-om-konsten-om5857163.aspx