Matěj Al-Ali (b. 1985, Bardejov, Slovakia) gained a Bachelor of Arts in Multimedia Design at the Institute of Art and Design, West Bohemia University in Pilsen, Czech Republic (2005–2008, studio of Adéla Matasová) where he continued in his master studies at Intermedia Design and Spatial Works. He gained his Master of Arts (MgA.) at the Academy of Arts, Design and Architecture in Prague (2011–2014) in the Intermedia Confrontation Studio of Jiří David. He was the finalist in the EXIT award in 2009, and he often collaborates with other artists, especially Tomáš Moravec and Petr Dub. He lives and works in Prague, Czech Republic.