Natasha Marie Llorens' doctoral research is focused on Algerian national cinema and representations of revolutionary violence in the 1960s and 1970s. She is an independent curator and writer based between New York and Marseille, France. She writes about North African and Middle Eastern contemporary art and film, feminist politics, philosophies of violence, queer and intersectional politics in art, post-colonial and ethical curatorial practice, and the work of her long-term collaborators. She is a graduate of the Center for Curatorial Studies at Bard College.