Karim Ghaddab is an art critic who is a member of the AICA (International Association of Art Critics). He lectures in Art History and Theory at the École Supérieure d'Art et Design de Saint-Étienne and is a researcher and co-founder of the LEM (Laboratoire d'Expérimentation des Modernités). As the author of a large number of catalogue prefaces and forewords, he has contributed to various specialised journals. From 2011 to 2016, he was the artistic director of the festival L'art dans les chapelles (Morbihan). In parallel, he occasionally curates exhibitions.