Jacqueline Reem Salloum

b. Dearborn, MI; U.S.-based

 

Jacqueline Reem Salloum is an artist and filmmaker whose pop-infused work draws on her Palestinian and Syrian roots. Her multi-media based artwork focuses on documenting histories and memories of people, including her family, that have been fragmented by displacement and exile. 

 

Salloum’s art and video work have been exhibited in solo and group shows in the US and internationally including, Mori Art Museum, Japan; Reina Sofia, Spain; Museum of Contemporary Art Taipei, Taiwan; Institute of Contemporary Arts, London; Palazzo Papesse Centre for Contemporary Art, Sienna, Italy. She directed the award winning feature documentary on the Palestinian Hip Hop scene, Slingshot Hip Hop, which premiered at the Sundance film festival. Salloum’s film work includes experimental video pieces like Planet of the Arabs, which also screened at Sundance.

 

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