Hicham Kayed is a 2008 Joiner Fellow. A Palestinian living in Lebanon, he is the director of The Arab Resource Center for Popular Arts, organizations which work conducting writing and film workshops for Palestinian youth living in the refugee camps in Lebanon.
Hicham’s films have shown at Film Festivals around the world. Neither Here Nor There, a film made by youth in the camps, details issues of life in the camps and the decision young people face within and beyond them. Hicham will also talk about an exhibit of photographic work done by youth displaced from the refugee camp at Nareb al Bared by the intense fighting there over the past year.
Originally from Jaffa, was born in Lebanon where he currently lives and works. He is the multimedia coordinator of AL-JANA, the Arab Resource Center for Popular Arts in Beirut.