Ayelet Danielle Aldouby – Special Projects Curator
Aldouby is a curatorial consultant and Residency Unlimited (RU) Special Project Curator. She works on the development of projects by artists in residence such as the arts and education project "The Selfie Project" with Kristin McIver at MS 136.
Aldouby is co-founder of Artea Projects, a NYC public art organization. She has curated public art projects commissioned by Alliance for Downtown New York, Department of Design and Construction, MTA and developers (Silverstein Properties, Time Equities Inc) for “Re:Construction” a public art initiative.
Since 2014, Aldouby is working on the project XLerate Art with IDEASxLAB in Louisville, KY and Residency Unlimited. Funded by NEA Our Town grant, XLerate Art promotes social practice and the development of a model for artists as civic and corporate innovators within a corporate environment. Projects include: GE's FirstBuild, Metro Government, “Bold Moves” initiative with the Clinton Foundation and Humana in Natchez Mississippi, XlerateHealth and “My Healthy Days” initiative including Project H.E.A.L (Health Equity and Art in Louisville). The 5 year project explores grief within marginalized communities using the artistic practice and art tools to discover and bring awareness to inequities, devise innovative ways to measure health outcomes and promote well being.