Rabz Lansiquot (b. 1995, London) is a filmmaker, programmer, curator, and DJ. 

In 2023, they curated Across-Over-Beyond, a group exhibition showcasing the work of 20 trans* artists at SS65, London, as part of the extended programme for Fringe Queer Film & Arts Festival.

Rabz is convener of the BA module Diversity in British Film & Media with the University of Pittsburgh at Birkbeck (2023/4) and has previously lectured on Black Liberatory Cinema for the MFA at Goldsmiths UoL (2022/3). They are the author of “Circumventing the Spectacle of Black Trauma In Practice” published in Black Film British Cinema II (Goldsmiths Press, 2021).

Rabz was a programmer for Sheffield Doc Fest 2021 and on the selection committee for the same festival in 2020. They have also curated film programmes at the ICA, SQIFF, Berwick Film & Media Arts Festival and others. In 2019, they were a programme advisor for London Film Festival’s Experimenta strand, as well as Curator-In-Residence at LUX Moving Image, developing a public and educational programme around Black liberatory cinema.

Their film where did we land, an experimental visual essay exploring the use of images of anti-black violence in film and media, was on view at LUX in Summer 2019.

Rabz is also co-founder of South London dyke night WET, and has had a monthly show on Balamii Radio since 2017.
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