Dina A. Ramadan will write a series of articles on the relation of contemporary art to migration from the Middle East and North Africa. The articles will approach art criticism as a decolonial strategy that counters neutralizing practices of inclusion and representation. 

Dina A. Ramadan is a writer and educator born in Cairo. She teaches at Bard College and the Center for Curatorial Studies. Her work is primarily concerned with the intersection of aesthetics and politics, focusing on modern and contemporary cultural production from the Middle East, decolonial movements, labor, and migration. Her writing has appeared in Art Journal, Art Papers, ArtReview, BOMB, Brooklyn Rail, e-flux Criticism, frieze, Journal of Aesthetics and Art Criticism, Journal of Visual Culture, and Nka. She is the author of The Education of Taste: Art, Aesthetics, and Subject Formation in Colonial Egypt (Edinburgh University Press, forthcoming) and co-editor of The Borders of Art: Migration, Mobility, and Artistic Practice (Rowman & Littlefield, forthcoming).