Fabiola Hanna is an Arab-American artist/scholar. Her practice and research merge at the intersection of memory work, digital archives, and software studies. She is currently working on both a multimedia narrative intelligence project on the contested history of Lebanon and a book on historical justice in digital environments. Fabiola holds a PhD in Film and Digital Media from UC Santa Cruz, where she completed an MFA in Digital Arts & New Media. She is Assistant Professor of Emerging Media at the School of Media Studies at The New School.
Her work has been published in Feminist Media Histories and Sounding Out and exhibited at the Museum of Art and History in Santa Cruz, the New Children’s Museum in San Diego, the SubZero Festival in San Jose, the Digital Arts Research Center in Santa Cruz, and the MakerFaire in San Mateo.
She was 2018-2019 Data and Democracy Fellow at The Humanities Institute at UC Santa Cruz, where in 2018, she also co-organized a symposium on Digital Surveillance. In 2015, she was an inaugural Fellow at the Institute for Critical Social Inquiry at The New School for Social Research. From 2008 to 2013, she was the educational program manager at the MIT FabLab in San Diego.