Lecturer, Communication Studies
Based in Tio'tia:ke/Montreal, Razan AlSalah is a Palestinian filmmaker whose work is concerned with investigating material aesthetics of dis/appearance of places and people in the context of colonial image worlds. She is a 2021 Sundance Grantee, 2020 Arab Fund for Arts and Culture Grantee and Sundance New Frontier Story Lab Fellow and Grantee, as well as the recipient of the Knight Foundation New Frontier Fellowship at Sundance, Latham Award for an Emerging Experimental Video Artist at Ann Arbor Film Festival, and Sunbird Award for Best Narrative Short at Cinema Days Palestine. Her work has shown internationally in festivals & galleries including RIDM, HotDocs, Yebisu, Melbourne, Glasgow and Beirut International, Sharjah Film Forum, Union Docs, Anthology Film Archives, Irish Museum of Modern Art, SFMOMA and Sursock Museum. AlSalah currently teaches Intermedia and Moving Images at Concordia University in Tio'tia:ke/Montreal.