Contributor Bios

Anthony Downey

Anthony Downey is an academic, editor and writer. His research focuses on global forms of cultural production and their relationship to the politics of contemporary art practices; new media, collaborative and participative art practices; human rights, bio-politics and migration; and contemporary cultural production the Maghreb, the Middle East and Global South. He holds a Ph.D from Goldsmiths College, London; is the Director of the Master’s Programme in Contemporary Art at Sotheby’s Institute of Art, London, and the Editor-in-Chief of Ibraaz. He sits on the Editorial Advisory Board of Third Text and acts as a Consulting Editor for the Open Arts Journal (Open University, England). He sits on the Executive Board of Directors of the Kamel Lazaar Foundation, and is a Trustee of Strange Cargo and the Maryam and Edward Eisler Foundation.