Ikram Lakhdhar is a writer and a cultural activist, based in Tunis, D.C. and NYC. She is currently pursuing an MA in Arts Politics at NYU Tisch School of Art. Lakhdhar is one of DIRT’s Founding Editors and Transformer E13 Fellow. She has been published in many art publications such as Bemore Art, Arts.Black and TunisiaLive. She has previously held a position as a Social Media Strategist at an international development non-profit in D.C., and pursued international internships in the art world at David Kruts in Johannesburg, Fundacion PROA in Buenos Aires, and Centre Nationale de La Culture in Tunis. Lakhdhar is the curator of "Moments of Freedom: Revolutionary Art from China, South Africa and Tunisia" exhibit and symposium, which has earned praise for having an international impact on Tunisia’s cultural revolution.