VISITING ARTISTS & SPEAKERS presents: Kitty Scott
I DONT WANT NO RETRO SPECTIVE
Alexander Hall, Room 100
Monday, January 28, 6:00pm
Free admission - all are welcome
Kitty Scott is the recently appointed curator of modern and contemporary art at the Art Gallery of Ontario. Previously, she was director of Visual Arts at The Banff Centre, the chief curator at the Serpentine Gallery, London, and curator of Contemporary Art at the National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa. Scott has curated exhibitions of artists such as Francis Alÿs, Janet Cardiff, Peter Doig, Ragnar Kjartansson, Silke Otto-Knapp, Ken Lum, and Ron Terada, and was a curatorial agent for dOCUMENTA (13) (2012), Kassel. Scott has written extensively on contemporary art for catalogues and journals including Parachute, Parkett, and Canadian Art. She has contributed to numerous books on curatorial studies and written texts for monographic publications on the work of Matthew Barney, Peter Doig, Brian Jungen, and Daniel Richter; and for the publication Creamier: Contemporary Art in Culture (Phaidon, London, New York, 2010). As an independent curator, she has organized exhibitions including Bankside Browser (2000) for Tate Modern, London, and Universal Pictures (1999) at the Melbourne International Biennial. Scott was the Canadian coordinator for the Seventh International Istanbul Biennial (2001) and also worked on the inaugural SITE Santa Fe Biennial (1995).
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