Participant Profile

Areej Ashhab


Areej Ashhab is a Palestinian artist, architect and researcher engaging in community land practices and material ecologies. She’s a co-founder of Al-Block collective, documenting lost narratives of the Palestinian landscape through collective walking, and Al-Wah’at, a translocal collective countering anthropocentric and colonial narratives around arid lands and futures. Ashhab has contributed to projects Between Lime and Clay (2023-2024), The Absent Map (Riwaq Centre, 2021-2022), Souq Stories (Palestine, 2021), and Jerusalem Show IX (Al-Ma’mal Foundation, 2018). She has also taught at the Royal College of Art (London, UK) and the Arab American University (Ramallah, Palestine).