Want to learn more about the jury process and look more closely at the selected artworks in the juried exhibition? Join us at Latcham Art Centre on Saturday, March 28 at 1pm where Juror Noor Alé, Assistant Curator/Registrar, MacLaren Art Centre will share her insights and experiences from her role on this year’s jury panel. Exhibiting artists in attendance will be invited to say a few words about their work on display and there will be an opportunity to ask questions and join the conversation. Refreshments will be served and a $5 donation is suggested.
About Noor: Noor Alé is the 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 Canadian Photography Institute, National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa. In addition, she has contributed to curatorial and public programs at the Abu Dhabi Project, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, NY; Art Dubai; and the Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto. She holds an MA in Art History from The Courtauld Institute of Art, London and a BA in Art History from the University of Guelph. Together with Claudia Mattos, Alé co-founded AXIS, an independent curatorial lab devoted to socially-engaged projects that examine global contemporary art. In late 2019, they participated in the Shanghai Curators Lab. Their recent exhibitions include LAW & (DIS)ORDER at Vtape and EXTRACOLONIAL: Reflections for Action at Sur Gallery.