Ida Soulard is a doctoral researcher in art history at ENS / PSL University and co-director of Fieldwork: Marfa, an international research and residency project run by les beaux-arts de Nantes and HEAD-Genève. She currently teaches at les beaux-arts de Nantes Métropole.
Together with Fabien Giraud, she co-founded The Matter of Contradiction in 2011, a series of seminars and workshops addressing the geological concept of the Anthropocene and its consequences for the theory of art. In 2012, they co-initiated Glass Bead, a research platform and journal launched in 2014 through a series of events in New York and Paris. They currently collaborate on a book entitled The Marfa Stratum.