Ghalia ELSRAKBI (1978, Syria) is, together with Lauren Alexander, part of the art and design duo Foundland Collective, which is based between Amsterdam and Cairo. Foundland was awarded the Smithsonian Artist Research Fellowship for research in the largest Arab American archive in 2015/2016. Out of this research, they made the film The New World (Episode One) (2017), selected at IFFR 2018. They were also shortlisted for the Dutch Prix de Rome prize in 2015 and Dutch Design Awards in 2016.
The New World (Episode One) (2017, short, co-dir)
More info: foundland.info
Ghalia Elsrakbi at IFFR
The New World, Episode One