Monika Halkort is Assistant Professor of Digital Media and Social Communication in the Department of Communication Arts, Lebanese American University, Beirut. Her research explores the social life of data, focusing in particular on the relationship between digital infrastructures and political claims made in the context of social struggle and humanitarian aid. Her most recent work examines the biopolitics of digital circulation in (post)conflict situations and how they facilitate and/or undermine the political autonomy and self-determination of stateless populations and refugees. The main geographic focus of her work is the Arab world.
This person was part of Sharjah Biennial 13.