Kate Benedict (Toronto, Canada) is a curator and writer based in New York City currently pursuing a Master's of Curatorial Practice at the School of Visual Arts. She is the Co-Director and Curator of Bunker 2 Contemporary Art Container, an alternative exhibition space based out of a repurposed shipping container. In the summer of 2019, Benedict will be the Curatorial Intern at the The Haus der Kulturen der Welt in Berlin, working directly with Anselm Franke. Benedict holds an Honors B.F.A in Digital Media studies from Concordia University in Montreal, Canada. She is on the Advisory and Programming Committee at Critical Distance Centre for Curators and has been invited to speak and/or moderate on multiple panels. She has published three publications and in 2016 was the Edition Art Book Fair Coordinator. In addition to working at many artist-run centres, including Studio XX and 8 Eleven, for the past three years Benedict has been employed at Division Gallery, Toronto, where she formally held the position of Gallery Manager. Adopting an intersectional feminist approach, Benedict’s curatorial research focuses on the fields of contemporary visual culture, identity politics and digital media. Her practice explores a collapse of traditional environments and relationships, prompting the viewer to reconsider the power dynamics at play in our online and physical spaces.


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