Rahma Khazam is a researcher, critic and art historian affiliated to Institut ACTE, Sorbonne Paris 1. Her interests span the fields of contemporaneity, modernism, image theory, speculative realism and new materialism. She publishes her research in edited volumes and academic journals, contributes to exhibition catalogues, and has edited a book on the work of the artist Franck Leibovici. A member of AICA (International Association of Art Critics), NECS (European Network for Cinema and Media Studies) and EAM (European Network for Avant-Garde and Modernism Studies), she received the AICA France Award for Art Criticism in 2017.