Rana Nazzal Hamadeh
Rana Nazzal Hamadeh is a Palestinian-Canadian artist, activist, and facilitator, immersing herself in community organizing around issues of Indigenous sovereignty, prison abolition, climate justice, and more, both across Turtle Island and in occupied Palestine. She is interested in the complexity of decolonial disruptions and in drawing attention and care back to the Land. In her practice, as in her everyday life, she combines storytelling with critical analysis to draw links between lived experience and systems of power. Rana is an MFA candidate at Ryerson University and holds a BA in Human Rights from Carleton University. Currently, she is a communications organizer at the Decent Work and Health Network, and from 2014 to 2019 she coordinated multiple youth programs that blended arts with social justice work.