Bahar Noorizadeh is an artist, writer, and filmmaker. She looks at the relationship between art and capitalism. In her practice, she examines the conflicting and contradictory notions of imagination and speculation as they suffuse one another. Her research investigates the histories of economics, cybernetic socialism, and activist strategies against the financialization of life and living space, asking what redistributive historical justice might look like for the present. Noorizadeh is the founder of Weird Economies, a co-authored and socially connected project that traces extraordinary economic imaginaries to financial arrangements of our time. Her work has appeared at the German Pavilion, Venice Architecture Biennale 2021; Taipei Biennial 2023; Tate Modern Artists’ Cinema Programme; Transmediale festival; DIS Art platform; Berlinale Forum Expanded; and Geneva Biennale of the Moving Image; among others. Noorizadeh has contributed essays to e-flux Architecture, Journal of Visual Culture, and Sternberg Press as well as forthcoming anthologies from Duke University Press and MIT Press. She completed a PhD in Art at Goldsmiths, University of London, where she held a SSHRC doctoral fellowship.