Tuesday, April 4
Fogo Island Inn
Fogo Island Arts is delighted to launch the 2017 Artist Talk Series with a special event featuring renowned Canadian artist Brian Jungen and Kitty Scott, Curator of Modern and Contemporary Art at the Art Gallery of Ontario. Please join us for an informal conversation with Jungen and Scott on their longstanding professional relationship, collaborative approach and upcoming projects.
Brian Jungen lives and works in the North Okanagan, British Columbia, Canada. Solo exhibitions include Catriona Jeffries, Vancouver (2016); Kunstverein Hannover (2013); Bonner Kunstverein (2013); Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto (2011); Strange Comfort, National Museum of the American Indian, Washington, DC (2009); Museum Villa Stuck, Munich (2007); Tate Modern, London (2006); Vancouver Art Gallery (2006); Witte de With, Rotterdam (2006); and the New Museum, New York (2005). Modest Livelihood, a collaborative work with Duane Linklater, has been shown at the Edinburgh Art Festival (2014); Art Gallery of Ontario (2013); and the Walter Phillips Gallery, Banff Centre, in collaboration with dOCUMENTA (13) (2012). Recent group exhibitions include On Space and Place: Contemporary Art from Chicago, Los Angeles, Mexico City, and Vancouver, De Paul Art Museum, Chicago (2016); Residue: Persistence of the Real, Vancouver Art Gallery (2015); Sakahàn, National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa (2013); and Shanghai Biennial (2012).
Kitty Scott is the Carol and Morton Rapp Curator of Modern and Contemporary Art at the Art Gallery of Ontario, Canada. Previously she was Director of Visual Arts at the Banff Centre, Canada; Chief Curator at the Serpentine Gallery, UK; and Curator of Contemporary Art at the National Gallery of Canada. Scott’s extensive resume includes exhibitions of artists such as Francis Alÿs, Janet Cardiff and George Bures Miller, Paul Chan, Peter Doig, Theaster Gates, Brian Jungen and Duane Linklater, Janice Kerbel, Ragnar Kjartansson, Scott McFarland, Silke Otto-Knapp, Frances Stark, and Ron Terada. She was a core agent for Germany’s dOCUMENTA (13) in 2012, and has been named curator of the Canadian Pavilion at the 57th Venice Biennale (2017) and co-curator of the Liverpool Biennale (2018). Scott has written extensively on contemporary art for catalogues, books and journals and edited the publication Raising Frankenstein: Curatorial Education and Its Discontents (2010). She regularly lectures at art schools and curatorial programs throughout North America.
Brian Jungen is a 2017 artist-in-residence with Fogo Island Arts, and Kitty Scott is a member of FIA’s Advisory Board.