Documentary Maker and Professor, Communication Studies, Concordia University
1999, Master of Fine Arts, Integrated Electronic Arts, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, NY
Razan is a 2019 Arab Fund for Arts and Culture (AFAC) Grantee and Sundance Talent Forum New Frontier Fellow, selected to develop The Greatest Wait, an experimental VR film tracing the migration route of a 3rd generation Palestinian refugee. In 2018, Razan was awarded the Knight Foundation New Frontier Fellowship at Sundance, Latham Award for an Emerging Experimental Video Artist at Ann Arbor Film Festival, and Sunbird Award for Best Narrative Short at Cinema Days Palestine. Her work has been exhibited internationally in festivals and galleries including HotDocs, Melbourne and Glasgow International, Sharjah Film Forum, Tokyo Photographic Art Museum, Boston Museum of Fine Arts and Sursock Museum, Beirut. Razan teaches Moving Images and Intermedia at Concordia University in Montreal. She’s been invited as a visiting artist at many universities including the University of Pennsylvania, Duke University and Princeton University.