POWER TALKS / Kitty Scott: On Curatorial Intelligence
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Kitty Scott is Director, Visual Arts at The Banff Centre, a post she has held since 2007. Previously she was Chief Curator at the Serpentine Gallery, London, and Curator, 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, and is an agent for dOCUMENTA (13) (2012) in Kassel. In 2010 Scott organized the curatorial symposium Are Curators Unprofessional? at The Banff Centre. She has written extensively on contemporary art for catalogues and journals, as well as the publication Creamier: Contemporary Art in Culture (Phaidon, 2010). Scott’s talk will define a notion of curatorial intelligence as well as discuss her involvement with dOCUMENTA (13) and various projects at The Banff Centre and elsewhere.