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Kari Conte

Country(activity based):
United States


Graduated from the Royal College of Art in 2009 (MA in Curating Contemporary Art) and Getty Leadership Institute at Claremont Graduate University in 2014.

Recent 5 main activities (personal exhibitions, group exhibitions, concerts) are The Animal Mirror (2016, ISCP), Richard Ibghy & Marilou Lemmens: Measures of Inequity (2016, ISCP), Eva Kot'átková: Error (2016, ISCP), Aqueous Earth (2015, ISCP) and Foundland: Escape Routes and Waiting Rooms (2014, ISCP). She has also curated exhibitions for the Aichi Triennale (2013) and Performa Biennial (2011), among others.

Kari Conte is Director of Programs and Exhibitions at the International Studio & Curatorial Program (ISCP) in New York, a position she has held since 2010. At ISCP, she leads residencies, exhibitions, and public programs in which she collaborates with more than a hundred artists each year.

As a writer, she is interested in the intersection of art and politics as well as institutional and exhibition histories. She published the first monograph on artist Mierle Laderman Ukeles (Sternberg Press, 2015) and has contributed to numerous other books and journals.