bayt, body and belonging (or a search for a mother tongue)
book chapter for upcoming publication of Concentric Circles: In Search of an Arab American Art Scene.
Book editor, Maymanah Farhat.
chapter is in two sections: the first poetic and the second a discussion of my collaborations with MN-based Arab American artists, performers and scholars.
and so (i returned)
poetic reflections on photography in exhibition catalog for on bayt: an exhibition of still + moving images, 2019.
image: first interior page of show catalog
Arab Film Fest Collab 2020
panel Q & A moderator for experimental film segment: Present Futures, Present Pasts.
segment films: Magic Carpet Land, 2020, Marianne Fahmy (Egypt); The Return of Osiris, 2019, Essa Grayeb (Palestine); Moonship Dispatch, 2019, Barakunan Collective (Lebanon).
spoken word component of on silence, an experimental film and performance, published in Mizna: Prose, Poetry, and Art Exploring Arab American.
Issue 18.2, 2017
An afternoon of experimental films by Arab American filmmakers
co-curator (with Michelle Baroody, PhD) of program of Arab American experimental cinema.
co-presented by the Minnesota Museum of American Art and Mizna, the M- off site at Bryant Lake Bowl, Minneapolis, Minnesota.
home. not home. (bayt. laysa bayt.)
essay and photographs published in anthology: Home/land: Women, Citizenship, Photographies, University of Liverpool Press, 2016.
book editors: Marion Arnold and Marsha Meskimmon