BlackFlash Magazine

Published in Spring 2022 issue: “Don’t Forget to Count Your Blessings: The Summer of 2020”

Lebanon’s Rose وردة لبنان

Window Gallery exhibition, November 4, 2022 to January 9, 2023, Xpace Culture Centre (Toronto).

Loose Ends

Group exhibition, MAWA Foundation Mentorship Program graduate showcase (Winnipeg), June 3-24, 2022.


Group exhibition curated by Myriam Farah Cobb and Darren Pottie at SPAO Gallery (Ottawa), May 20 to September 18, 2022.

Lovesick / Homesick

Select films from the 2022 SWANA Film Festival, curated by Christina Hajjar, presented in the Dunlop Digital Lounge (Regina), April 26 to July 17, 2022.

Future of Film Showcase

Screening in FOFS Shorts Programme (Toronto), June 19, 2022.

Don’t Forget to Count Your Blessings

Solo exhibition, Neutral Ground ARC (Regina), April 9 to May 21, 2022. Opening reception, April 9, 7-9pm. Virtual artist talk, May 12, 7pm Regina / 8pm Winnipeg / 9pm Toronto. Read the exhibition review by Shima Aghaaminiha & Shamim Aghaaminiha.

Toronto Arab Film Festival

Screening in Déraciné program, May 26, 6pm and Canadian filmmakers screening and roundtable, May 29, 12pm.

qumra journal

qumra, reflections on world cinema; a new collaboration between SWANA Film Festival, MENA Film Festival, and Toronto Arab Film Festival. Issue 1: Take 1 available now.

Habibi Blue

2021 Artist Edition Tote for Peripheral Review available for sale.

Emerging Digital Artists Award

Honourable Mention for the 2021 EDAA, Trinity Square Video.

Best Artzine Award

Diaspora Daughter / Diaspora Dyke, winner of Best Artzine, 2021 Broken Pencil Zine Awards.

Best Manitoba Short Film

Don’t Forget the Water, winner of Jury Prize and Audience Choice Award, 2021 Gimli Film Festival.

Meet Lebanese-Canadian Christina Hajjar Who Is Defying Social Norms Through Art

Artist profile on 961, Lebanese independent media outlet.

Don’t Forget to Count Your Blessings

Review by Abedar Kamgari, PLATFORM Centre for Photographic + Digital Arts.
Poetic response by Banah el Ghadbanah, PLATFORM Centre for Photographic + Digital Arts.

Q & A: Christina Hajjar. Discussing the aesthetics of queer diaspora and the everyday.

Interview by Lindsay Inglis, Galleries West.

Ace Burpee’s top 100 (plus) most fascinating Manitobans for 2021

List published in Winnipeg Free Press.