Farah Atoui is a PhD candidate in Communication Studies (co-supervisors: Darin Barney and Jennifer Burman). Farah worked at the Sharjah Art Foundation and Art Dubai, two cultural institutions based in the United Arab Emirates (2007-2013). She moved to Montreal in 2013, where she completed a Master’s degree in Media Studies at Concordia University (2015). Her doctoral research investigates the relation between visual mediation and cross-border human migration in the context of the current so-called migration/refugee crisis. She is a SSHRC doctoral fellow, and is affiliated to the Middle East Studies Association, the Grierson Research Group, the Feminist Media Studio, and the McGill Refugee Research Group. She is also a member of the Regards palestiniens and Regards syriens screening collectives.
Contact: farah.atoui [at] mail.mcgill.ca