Almudena Escobar López is an independent curator, archivist, and researcher from Galicia, Spain. She has curated film programs for numerous international art spaces and festivals such as Flaherty NYC, Alternative Film/Video film festival (Belgrade), Baltic Analog Lab (Riga), Cineteca Nacional de México, UnionDocs, and the Cinemateca de Bogotá. Her writing has been published at MoMA Magazine, Walden, Vdrome, Vertical Features, MUBI Notebook, The Brooklyn Rail, Afterimage, Film Quarterly, and Desistfilm Magazine, among other publications and catalogs. She currently works at the Memorial Art Gallery in Rochester, where she curates the Media Arts Watch installation program.
Alee Peoples maintains a varied artistic practice that involves screen-printing, sewing, sculpture and film. Currently living in Los Angeles, she has taught youth classes at Echo Park Film Center and shown her sculpture and film work at GAIT and 4th Wall. Peoples has shown her films at numerous festivals including Edinburgh, Images and New York Film Festival, and at museums and spaces including SFMoMA, Brooklyn Museum of Art, The Pompidou Center, Dirt Palace and The Nightingale. She is inspired by pedestrian histories, pop song lyrics and invested in the hand-made.