Ruti Talmor is a cultural anthropologist with training in art history and ethnographic film. She lectures and publishes on photography, documentary, queer media, intercultural art praxis, and transnational gender relations, with a special interest in Africa and the African diaspora. Talmor works as a curator and programmer. Recent projects include Glyphs: Acts of Inscription (Pitzer College Art Galleries, 2013): an exhibition, international symposium, and screening program that explored diasporic counter-archival visual practice, co-curated and co-produced with Renée Mussai; the exhibition and symposium Possible Cities: Africa in Photography and Video (Cantor Fitzgerald Gallery, Haverford College, 2011); and the lecture series Frameworks: Photography Now (Haverford College, 2011), LA Art Now (Pitzer College, 2016), and Media Archives of the Present (Pitzer College, 2018). Talmor has been a Fellow of the Getty Foundation, the Mellon Foundation, the Wenner-Gren Foundation for Anthropological Research, the Social Science Research Council, the McCracken Foundation, and the University of Michigan’s Center for Afroamerican and African Studies.