Born in Beirut in 1979, Lina Hakim is a London-based researcher, designer and artist. She is currently lecturer in Visual and Material Culture at Kingston University, London and has recently held an Andrew W. Mellon Postdoctoral Research Fellowship at the Victoria & Albert Museum, London.
Lina holds a BA in Graphic Design (American University of Beirut, 2001), an MA in Book Arts (Camberwell College of Arts, 2004) and an MRes and PhD in Humanities and Cultural Studies (London Consortium, Birkbeck, University of London 2009; 2013). Her doctoral thesis was titled ‘Scientific Playthings: Artefacts, Affordance, History’.
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