Nida Sinnokrot

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Nida Sinnokrot
EducationUniversity of Texas - Austin, Bard College
OccupationArtist, Filmmaker

Nida Sinnokrot (1971) is a Palestinian-American artist, focusing on installation art, and filmmaker. Raised in Algeria, Sinnokrot relocated to the United States as an adolescent.

In 2002, he won a Rockefeller Media Fellowship with which he relocated to Palestine to work. Subsequently, he directed an award-winning documentary on Palestinian resistance called Palestine Blues. The film concerns the destruction brought about in the Palestinian village of Jayyous by the IDF in their efforts to raise Israel's West Bank Barrier.

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