Tal Dekel is an art historian, curator and activist. Her work deals with modern and contemporary art in Israel and around the world. Her research focuses on issues of visual culture, analyzing its interrelations with race, class, gender, sexuality and nationality, while using feminist theories and transnationalism. Her recent research revolves around case studies of women immigrants from the Former Soviet Union, Ethiopia and the Philippines in Israel. Dekel is currently Head of the Visual Literacy Studies and the Curatorial Studies at Kibbutzim College. She previously was Head of the Gender Studies Forum at Tel Aviv University.