João Mourão (Alegrete, 1975) and Luis Silva (Lisboa, 1978) are a curatorial duo based in Lisbon, Portugal, where they currently serve as co-directors of Kunsthalle Lissabon, a contemporary art institution they founded in 2009. A selection of recent shows they curated includes solos by Caroline Mesquita, Engel Leonardo, Sol Calero, Irene Kopelman and Naufus Ramírez-Figueroa, as well as group shows in institutions such as Extra City, Antwerp, David Roberts Art Foundation, London and MACE, Elvas. Besides their curatorial practice, João Mourão and Luís Silva are also contributing editors of CURA. magazine and co-editors of the ongoing book series Performing the Institution(al), addressing recent developments in institutional practice. They were the curators of ZONA MACO SUR (2015 - 2017), the solo projects section of Mexico City's contemporary art fair, and Artissima's section Disegni (2017 - 2019), dedicated to recent developments in drawing.