I am an artist and arts worker living and working on Darug and Gundungurra country. I use the pronouns she/her and was born in Lebanon.
I work with video, embroidery and digital print making with a focus on representation.
In my practice I integrate myself and close community with wider historical, political and cultural narratives - in the process casting a critical reading of the contemporary issues of interest to me.
I was awarded the Create NSW visual arts fellowship for emerging artist 2021/2022 and In 2021 I was awarded the Blake prize (emerging artist).
I work as a creative producer at Utp and have worked at SBS radio as a broadcast journalist.
My current area of interest is the relationship between cross stitch embroidery practice, the Syrian / Lebanese silk industry, capitalism and migration.
Exhibitions + Awards + Opportunities
2022 Awarded the Create NSW Emerging Visual Artist Fellowship, exhibition was held at National Art School, 24 Aug - 11 Sep
2022 Solo show - Blue Mountains Cultural Centre, 16 Jul. - 4 Sep.
2022 Group show - Inland See, Grafton Regional Gallery, 9 Jul - 11 Sep
2022 Brand X - video installation in the front window of City of Sydney Creative Studios, 1 Sep - 10 Oct
2022 Group show - Blue Mountains Portraits, 22 Jan. - 20 Mar.
2022 Participant, Biennale Delegates Program, Australia Council for the Arts
2021 Awarded the 66th Blake Prize - Emerging Artist Award
2021 52 Actions (Instagram page), Artspace, May 3 - 9, Link to page
2021 Finalist - Fisher’s Ghost Art Awards, Campbelltown Arts Centre
2021 Participating artist - Spirit of '21 OPEN MIKE, Cementa Festival, 16 Oct.
2021 Group show -This Changes Everything, Blue Mountains Cultural Centre, 8 May - 20 Jun.
2021 Group show - Blue Mountains Portraits
2020 Solo show - In Their Finery, Firstdraft Gallery
2019 Group show - Under The Tree, multimedia collective performance, Arab Theatre Studio
2019 Group show - Everyday Madonna, Casula Powerhouse Arts Centre
2019 Finalist - Blacktown Art Prize
2019 Finalist - Fisher’s Ghost Art Awards, Campbelltown Arts Centre
2018 Group show - Family Slide Night, Arab Theatre Studio
2018 Finalist - Fisher’s Ghost Art Awards, Campbelltown Arts Centre
2015 Solo show - “What’s the English Equivalent of Aram?”, Peacock Gallery
Liverpool City Council
University of Western Sydney
Art Collector, Jan - March 2022, Cool Hunter Predictions (The artists to watch in the year ahead), written by Luke Létourneau