Alexandra Foradas (she/they) is a curator and art historian based in North Adams, MA, and New York, NY. She specializes in modern and contemporary art, with a particular interest in intersections of visual art and performance, and in technologies of knowledge transmission, including libraries, the internet, myths and legends, translation, ritual, and embodied experience. 

Foradas is currently Curator at MASS MoCA (North Adams, MA), where she has curated and co-curated exhibitions by artists including Jason Moran (Black Stars: Writing in the Dark 2022), EJ Hill (Brake Run Helix 2022; monograph 2024), Lady Pink (2022), Taryn Simon (A Cold Hole | Assembled Audience 2018, The Pipes 2021), Jenny Holzer (2017, 2019), Annie Lennox ('Now I Let You Go...', 2019, co-curated with Joseph Thompson), Rachel Howard (Paintings of Violence (Why I am not a mere Christian) 2018, co-curated with Joseph Thompson), Nicholas Whitman (2017), Janice Kerbel (Slip 2017), and Gunnar Schonbeck (No Experience Required 2017, co-curated with Mark Stewart), as well as the group exhibitions Like Magic (2023), Deep Water (2022), Kissing through a Curtain (2020; catalogue 2021), "How does your horn sound?" (2020), and Bibliothecaphilia (2015). Upcoming projects include a solo exhibition of work by Osman Khan (Road to Hybridabad, opening August 2024, catalogue forthcoming).

Foradas has taught at Rhode Island School of Design (RISD) and Hunter College, and has been a guest lecturer or critic at institutions including the University of Michigan, Temple University, Art OMI, The Wassaic Project, The Elizabeth Murray Artist Residency, Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts (MCLA), and the Williams College Museum of Art (WCMA), and has juried exhibitions for MASS Art, UMass Amherst,  Collarworks, and Thorne Sagendorph Gallery at Keene State,  among others. Foradas previously worked at The Arts Club of Chicago and The Art Institute of Chicago. She holds an MA from Williams College and a BA from Bowdoin College.