Bettina Malcomess is a writer, academic and artist. Her work exists in a diverse set of media and forms, ranging from long duration performance, to the staging of shorter interventions, and installation projects to the book as site of practice. She produces performances under the name Anne Historical.
Malcomess' writing traverses art, film, history, urbanism, as well as fiction. Historical/Malcomess' work has shown at various national and international exhibitions and spaces. She is a lecturer in Visual Arts at Wits School of Arts and is currently doing a PhD in Film Studies at Kings College, London.
She has recently formed an interdisciplinary project called the joining room, a non|space for intermedial intimacies. Season 3 plays host to the joining room.