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Kitty Scott,

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Kitty Scott is Director of Visual Arts at The Banff Centre, Alberta, Canada, a post she has held since 2007. Previously she was 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, Paul Chan, Peter Doig, Ragnar Kjartansson, Silke Otto-Knapp, Ken Lum, and Ron Terada. She organized the symposium “Trade Secrets: Education / Collection / History” at The Banff Centre (2008) and edited Raising Frankenstein: Curatorial Education and Its Discontents (2010).

She has written extensively on contemporary art in journals such as Parachute, Parkett, and Canadian Art, and has contributed to numerous books on curatorial studies and 301 Moved Permanently monographic publications on the work of Matthew  Barney, Peter Doig, Brian Jungen, and Daniel Richter. Scott was the Canadian coordinator for the 7th International Istanbul Biennial (2001) and also worked on the inaugural SITE Santa Fe Biennial (1995). She is an adjunct professor at York University, Toronto; University of British Columbia, Vancouver; and University of Ottawa; and a visiting professor in the Curatorial Practice Program, California College of the Arts, San Francisco.

 
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