Rehab Nazzal is a Palestinian-born (b. 1961) multidisciplinary artist, activist and educator based in Vancouver. Her work interrogates the effects of settler colonialism on people, land and non-human life in Palestine. Nazzal blends experimental, conceptual and documentary strategies in her video, photography, sound and installation works. Her process relies heavily on research, critical thinking and community. Nazzal’s community organizing work includes collaboration with various art collectives, activist groups and galleries in Toronto, London, ON, Vancouver and Ottawa. Nazzal is currently a postdoctoral fellow at Concordia University. Nazzal was an assistant professor at Dar Al-Kalima University in Bethlehem, Palestine for three years, where she also served as Chair of the Contemporary Art and Interior Design Programs. She has lectured at Simon Fraser University, Western University and Ottawa School of Art. She holds a PhD in Art and Visual Culture from the University of Western Ontario, an MFA from Ryerson University, a BFA from the University of Ottawa and a BA (Economics) from Damascus University. Nazzal’s work has been exhibited in Canada and internationally, including at the Prefix Institute of Contemporary Art, Toronto; CONTACT Photography Festival, Toronto; Karsh-Masson Gallery, Ottawa; The Spanish Institute of Art; Encounters Film Festival, UK; the 22nd Sydney Biennale, Australia; San Francisco Museum of Modern Art; Foresight Gallery, Amman, Jordan; and Khalil Sakakini Cultural Centre, Ramallah, Palestine. She was a resident at the 29e Symposium international d’art contemporain de Baie-Saint-Paul and AXENEO7 Gallery in Quebec. She is the recipient of the Social Justice Award from Ryerson University and the Edmund and Isobel Ryan Visual Arts Award in Photography from the University of Ottawa.