Joud Al-Tamimi is an artist and curator. She holds a bachelor's degree in Politics and Economics (2015) and a master's degree in Near and Middle Eastern Studies (2016) from the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS), University of London. She worked as a curator at Darat al Funun from 2019-2021. More recently, she founded Asphalt, a platform for self-organized study, research and artistic production. Her artistic and curatorial practice explores epistemic violence, psychoanalysis, technology, insurgent economies and anticolonial futurities.