2018MFADocumentary Media at Ryerson University, Toronto, Canada

2015 | BA (Hons.), First Class Degree, Media & Cultural Studies with Spanish at Kingston University, London, UK


2020 | Selected ArtistModzi Arts Residency, Lusaka, Zambia

2020 | Jury Member, Mobile Motion Film Festival, Zurich, Switzerland

2019 | Selected ArtistCineFam Micro Cinema Challenge, Toronto, Canada

2019 | Best Documentary, 'Teta, Opi & Me', Mobile Motion Film Festival, Zurich

2019 | Audience Choice Award, 'Teta, Opi & Me', Mobile Motion Film Festival, Zurich


PRESENT | Education Assistant, Images Festival, Toronto, Canada


ONGOING | Website Designer, For Artists, Creatives and Expressers (

ONGOING | Volunteer, Trinity Square Video, Toronto, Canada

ONGOING | Contributing Writer, Point of View Magazine (read here), Toronto, Canada


2019 | Social Media Coordinator & Website Developer, imagineNATIVE, Toronto, Canada


2019 | Coordinator, Media Archives, Ontario Association of Art Galleries (OAAG), Toronto, Canada

2018 | Digital Cinematographer & Sound Recordist, Menaptwi (Smoked), short film by Tash Naveaua , Toronto, Canada

2016 | Community Manager, The Online Project, Amman, Jordan


UPCOMING | Group Exhibition: Regarding Roots, with Cince Johnston & Sara Naimpour, Charles Street Video, Toronto, Canada

2018 | Solo Exhibition: Internal Exposure, Image Factory, Ryerson University, Toronto, Canada

2017 | Group Exhibition: 150, Contact Festival at Ryerson Image Arts Gallery, Toronto, Canada

2015 | Performance & Installation: Internal ExposureMedia Convergence (Conference and Exhibition), Kingston University, UK


2019 | Tender Moist, Director & Editor, 2.5 minutes 

2018 | Teta, Opi & Me, Director & Editor, 25 minutes


2020 | Teta, Opi & Me, Modzi Arts Gallery, Lusaka, Zambia


2019 | Teta, Opi & Me, Boston Palestine Film Festival, Boston, Massachusetts

2019 | Teta, Opi & Me, Mobile Motion Film Festival (MoMo), Zurich, Switzerland


2018Teta, Opi & Me, FICMA (Festival Internacional de Cine con Medios Alternativos), New Mexico, Mexico


2018 | Teta, Opi & Me, RIDM (Montreal International Documentary Festival), Montreal, Canada


2018 | Teta, Opi & Me, Palestine Cinema Days, Palestine

2017 | Cyclical, Nuit Vibrant, Ryerson University School of Image Arts, Toronto, Canada

2017 | Learning: A Taxi Driver’s AdviceA mobile cinema project at Ryerson Image Arts Gallery, Toronto, Canada

2017 | Learning: A Taxi Driver’s AdviceHere In The 6ix at Harbourfront Centre, Toronto, Canada


2017-2018Ontario Graduate Scholarship

2016-2017Ontario Graduate Scholarship

2015Media & Cultural Studies Award in Academic Excellence, Kingston University


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