Nida Sinnokrot

Field of Practice:

Video / Film / New Media

City, Country:

Ramallah, Palestine

Year:

2011, 2012, 2013

Born  in the United States.

Nida Sinnokrot studied radio, television, and film at the University of Texas in Austin and film at the Bard College, Annandale-on-Hudson, NY/USA. In 2001, Nida Sinnokrot participated in the Independent Study Program of the Whitney Museum of American Art.

His films and installations where shown in numerous group exhibitions including Biennial Cuvée – World Selection of Contemporary Art in Linz, Austria (2010); the Sharjah Biennial (2009); Never-Part – Histories of Palestine, Palais des Beaux-Arts, Brussels, Belgium (2008/2009); The Jerusalem Show, Old City Jerusalem, Palestine (2008); When Artists Say We, Artists Space, New York, USA (2006); and the groundbreaking exhibition Made in Palestine which toured the USA from 2003 to 2006. His first film Palestine Blues was screened at more than thirty festivals worldwide. It premiered at the New York Underground Film Festival and won seven awards for Best Documentary, including the International Prize for Mediterranean Documentary – CMCA (2007).

Nida Sinnokrot received a Media Arts fellowship from the Rockefeller Foundation (2002). His work has also been supported by the Paul Robeson Fund, the Sharjah Biennial in Sharjah, United Arab Emirates and by the Al Mamal arts centre in Jerusalem, Palestine.