Rana Jarbou

Graduate Student
documentary, counter-narratives, visual culture, Arabic graffiti, Arab identity, Arabic linguistic identity, urbanism, spatiality
Rana Jarbou is a documentary filmmaker and writer. She has been researching and documenting Arabic graffiti and her work aims to create counter-narratives, highlighting issues of censorship and the politics of space. She's published essays in Arabic Graffiti and Walls of Freedom, and written about graffiti for various online outlets. She exhibited her work in international and regional arts and culture exhibitions. In June of 2015, she received her MA in Social Documentation at UCSC, and her first film Hajwalah screened in numerous international film festivals.
Education and Training: 
M.A. UCSC Social Documentation