Joanna Barakat


Joanna Barakat was born in Jerusalem, raised in Los Angeles, and later moved to London for her studies. She earned a BA in Art and Design from Central Saint Martins, University of the Arts London, and an MA in Global Media and Postnational Communication from the School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London. Her artistic practice, informed by her experiences as a diaspora Palestinian and her spirituality, explores themes of language and media to challenge and question collective ideas and stereotypes. In addition to her art, Joanna is passionate about Palestinian embroidery, which she shares through workshops and her Instagram page, The Tatreez Circle.