Reem Falaz

Reem Falaknaz (b. 1985) is a graduate of the Visual Communications department of NYU Abu Dhabi.

As a photographer and filmmaker, Falaknaz travels throughout the Emirates, collecting and documenting the narratives of its inhabitants. Through her work she explores the UAE’s cultural composition and the transient nature of its residents.

Falaknaz received the NYU Abu Dhabi fellowship Forming Intersections and Dialogues (FIND) for her proposal to document mountain life in the U.A.E., which became The Place of Perpetual Undulation (2013). In her residency with the Delfina Foundation, she produced her piece.

This Momentary (2013). In 2014 she received a grant launched by the Arab Fund for Art and Culture (AFAC) and the Prince Claus Fund (Amsterdam, Netherlands) in partnership with the Magnum Foundation (New York, USA).

She currently works as a staff photographer for The National newspaper.