Margaret Tali is a cultural theorist, art historian, and curator. She holds a Ph.D. from the Amsterdam School of Cultural Analysis at University of Amsterdam and is currently a postdoctoral research fellow at the Estonian Academy of Arts, Institute of Art History and Visual Culture. Her research interests involve curating difficult and sensitive histories and histories of the art museum. She is the author of Absence and Difficult Knowledge in Contemporary Art Museums (2018) and co-editor of Archives and Disobedience. Changing Tactics of Visual Culture in Eastern Europe (2016, with Tanel Rander). She’s also the co- curator of the exchange, exhibition, and collective research project Communicating Difficult Pasts (2018-21, with Ieva Astahovska).