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Born in 1972 in Tripoli, Lebanon, Barrack Rima lives in Brussels. She is a comics artist, filmmaker, and member of Samandal, a comics association in Beirut. To date, she has published the following comics: Cairo Storyteller (in French, La Cafetière, 1998); De Brusselmansen (in Dutch, weekly in Brussel Deze Week newspaper, 1998–2003); Beirut Trilogy (in French, Alifbata, 2017); Sociologia (in Arabic, weekly in Al Akhbar newspaper, 2014–2015); and Nap before Noon (in Arabic, Samandal, forthcoming). She has also directed a short film and a documentary: Souvenir from Beirut (fiction, 12 min, 1999) and The Land of 48 (documentary, 57 min, 2003).