Ikram Lakhdhar

Los Angeles, CA

Ikram Lakhdhar is a Tunisian-born curator, art historian, and arts writer. She is the Communication + Network Membership Manager at Common Field and the co-founding editor at DIRT

Her academic and curatorial practice investigates transnational studies, revolutionary aesthetics, Arab and Muslim feminism, critical race theory, arts politics, queer theories, performance studies and politics of representation in visual culture. She has presented research and spoken at panels at universities, galleries, and museums including NYU's Kevorkian Center for Near Eastern Studies at NYU, Connecticut College, the Jerusalem Fund, the Washington Project for the Arts, Parking Gallery in Johannesburg and others. 

She has published articles, exhibition reviews and catalogue essays with DIRT, Arts.Black, BmoreArt, Common Field’s Field Perspectives, and more. She recently guest curated an exhibition with Gallery 102 at the Corcoran School of the Arts & Design. She holds an M.A. in Arts Politics from NYU Tisch School of the Arts.