Noor Gatih

Noor Gatih is an Iraqi-Canadian photographer and filmmaker from Toronto. Her work often reflects on the relationship between identity and ethnicity and how the two disconnect at times.

In the past year she focused on the concept of origins by trying to learn more about her Mandaean roots (an ethnic minority group in Iraq). Through the medium of visual-storytelling she is able to reconnect with her family’s heritage. In 2021 she has worked on writing and directing two short films, Pit-Stop and Visions of Basra.

Works showcased at MENA:

Visions of Basra
And exploration of my mother’s fragmented memories of her homeland through her photographs, colours and words.