Noor Alé is an independent curator and art historian. She most recently served as Assistant Curator & Registrar at the MacLaren Art Centre, Barrie. Prior to joining the MacLaren, she served as Curatorial Research Assistant for the exhibition Frontera: Views of the US-Mexico Border at the National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa. Her curatorial practice looks to the intersections of contemporary art, politics and technology. She has contributed to curatorial and public programming at the Abu Dhabi Project, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, NY; Art Dubai; the Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto; and Vtape, Toronto. She holds an MA in Art History from The Courtauld Institute of Art, and a BA in Art History from the University of Guelph.
Claudia Mattos is a curator and writer based in Miami, FL. She most recently served as Assistant Curator of Media Arts and Live Events at The Baltimore Museum of Art where she curated exhibitions of works by Lizzie Fitch and Ryan Trecartin as well as the art collaborative DIS. She previously held positions at Performa, New York and Locust Projects, Miami. She has contributed to exhibitions, curatorial research and writing at The Whitney Museum of American Art, NY; Independent Curators International, NY; Institute of Contemporary Art, Miami; and the Rubell Family Collection, Miami, among others. She earned an MA with distinction in Art History from The Courtauld Institute of Art, London; and a BA in Art History and Visual Studies from Cornell University, Ithaca, NY. Learn more about Claudia's personal projects on her website: claudiamattos.com
Since 2016, Alé and Mattos have shared a collaborative curatorial practice. In late 2019, they participated in the Shanghai Curators Lab, a curatorial residency program organized by the Shanghai Academy of Fine Art, Shanghai International Art City Research Institute, and Power Station of Art.