Lydia Hounat is a British-Algerian artist and editor hailing from Manchester, England. She began writing seriously at the age of 15. By 19, she branched out working as an interdisciplinary artist, using photography, illustration and filmography in combination with her writing. Photography being her second main vocation, she works exclusively with analogue photography, specialising in portraiture.
She received her BA in English with Creative Writing at Falmouth University and is currently undertaking an MA in Writing at the Royal College of Art.
She is a member of The Writing Squad, a poetry editor for REALITY BEACH in New York, and Editor-in-Chief at SOBER., an interdisciplinary art zine which she co-founded with her friend Rupert Phillips in Falmouth during their undergraduate degrees.
She currently resides in London.