Green College Lecture: Kitty Scott

Curating in Institutions: International Curators Talk About Their Practice

Kitty Scott
“Former Curatorial Responsibilities:Collecting Contemporary Art at the National Gallery from 2000-2006″

Director, Visual Arts and Walter Phillips Gallery, The Banff Centre

Kitty Scott is Director, Visual Arts at the Banff Centre, Banff. Previously she was Chief Curator at the Serpentine Gallery, London, and Curator, Contemporary Art at the National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa. Scott has curated numerous exhibitions including To Touch: an installation by Janet Cardiff, Edmonton Art Gallery, Edmonton; Browser, Roundhouse, Vancouver; Bankside Browser, Tate Modern, London; Francis Alÿs: Le temps du sommeil, Contemporary Art Gallery, Vancouver; Peter Doig, Morris and Helen Belkin Art Gallery, Vancouver; Art Metropole: The Top 100, National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa; Sound and Vision, Montreal Museum of Fine Arts, Montreal; and Paul Chan: 7 Lights, Serpentine Gallery, London. She has written extensively on contemporary art for catalogues and journals including Parachute, Parkett and Canadian Art. Most recently, Scott has contributed to monographic publications on the work of Peter Doig, Brian Jungen, Daniel Richter and Matthew Barney. She is Visiting Professor at the California College of the Arts, San Francisco; Adjunct Professor at York University, Toronto; University of British Columbia, Vancouver; and University of Ottawa, Ottawa.