Through a multidisciplinary art practice that spans photography, video, and installation, Jamil Hellu’s work focuses on themes of queer representation, community, and cultural heritage to express a shift towards a world beyond binaries. Born in Brazil, Hellu holds a Masters in Fine Arts in Art Practice from Stanford University and a Bachelors of Fine Arts in Photography from the San Francisco Art Institute. His projects have been discussed in publications such as The New York Times, The Guardian, Artforum, and VICE. Hellu is the recipient of the San Francisco Art Commission Artist Grant, Zellerbach Family Foundation Community Grant, Fleishhacker Foundation Eureka Fellowship, and the Kala Art Institute Fellowship Award. He has held art residencies at the Cow House Studios, the Recology Artist-in-Residence Program, Headlands Center for the Arts, and the Cité Internationale des Arts.