An Mertens works as an artist and author. She is a core member of Constant, a Brussels’ based artist-run organisation for art and media with a focus on free software, feminist methodologies and free culture. With Constant An initiates research projects on how algorithms and code transform (literary) creation that lead to digital an print-publications, installations, walks, performances.
In September 2013 her experimental novel Tot Later was launched with the publishing house De Bezige Bij Antwerpen.
An reports about her own work on paramoulipist.be, the name being a declaration of love for parameters and Oulipian practises.