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About

رنا جربوع مختصة بالتوثيق الاجتماعي ومهتمة في السرديات المضادة والثقافات البصرية في العالم العربي. نشرت مقالات عن الغرافيتي العربي وشاركت في معارض ثقافية وفنية دولية. فيلمها الأول هجولة عرض في عدة مهرجانات دولية وحصل على جائزة تقدير في مهرجان الأفلام السعودية في ٢٠١٦. حاليا تعمل بشكل مستقل في صناعة الأفلام الوثائقية ومستمرة في بحثها عن الغرافيتي العربي في مشروع ألف جدار وجدار
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Rana Jarbou is a social documentarian interested in Arab counter-narratives and visual cultures. She’s published essays on Arabic graffiti, and exhibited her work in international and regional arts and culture exhibitions. Her first film Hajwalah screened in numerous international film festivals, and it received a special mention award at the Saudi Film Festival in 2016. She currently works as a freelance documentary maker and continues to research and document Arabic graffiti in her ongoing project “1001 Walls.”

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Portfolio

Curriculum Vitae

Education

2013 – 2015 University of California. Santa Cruz, CA.

2005 – 2006 University of Reading. Reading, U.K.

1999 – 2003 American University, Washington, D.C.

Grants & Awards

2016 Mawred Literature Grant
2016 Saudi Film Festival Recognition Award
2014 AFAC Cinema Grant
2013 UCSC Regents & Porter Fellowship Grants

Exhibitions & Festivals

2016 Malmö Arab Women Film Festival, Malmö, Sweden.
2016 Arab Film Festival, San Francisco & Oakland.
2016 Saudi Film Festival, Dammam.
2016 Imagine Science Exhibition Abu Dhabi.
2016 Imagine Science Film Festival Abu Dhabi.
2015 Dubai International Film Festival.
2015 Carmel International Film Festival.
2015 Margaret Mead Film Festival, NY
2014 Walls of Change. Marseille, France.
2014 1001 Walls. Santa Cruz, CA.
2013 Errors Allowed – BJCEM Biennale. Ancona, Italy.
2012 If Walls Could Talk. Manama, Bahrain.
2012 Inverted Worlds. Beirut, Lebanon.
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Publications

2017 Arabic Graffiti of Resistance (FORTHCOMING)
2016 Walls of the GCC (photo essay)
2014 The Seeds of a Graffiti Revolution
2013 Words Are Weapons
2013 The Medium and The Message on Bahraini Walls
2012 Bahrain’s Calligraphic Writings