International Visitor Programme : June 2019

Fernanda Brenner

Photo by: Everton Ballardin

Fernanda Brenner is a curator based in São Paulo, Brazil. She is the founder and artistic director of Pivô, a non profit art space in São Paulo. Recent exhibitions include A Burrice dos Homens (2019) Bergamin Gomide Gallery, São Paulo, Neither (2017) and Nightfall (2018) , Mendes Wood DM , Brussels and Black Box (2018) at Fundação Iberê Camargo, Porto Alegre. She is a contributing editor for Frieze Magazine and her writings featured in number of publications and catalogues, such as Artreview, Mousse, Cahiers d’Art and The Exhibitionist, where she is part of the editorial board.

Alexie Glass-Kantor

Alexie Glass-Kantor is Executive Director of Artspace, Sydney, supporting the commissioning of contemporary art, publishing initiatives, and research residencies for artists and curators. She is the Curator for the Encounters sector at Art Basel, Hong Kong (2015—ongoing), which is the curated sector for the presentation of large-scale installations. Since 2000 she has curated or co-curated over one hundred exhibitions across independent spaces, collecting institutions, biennials and festivals, facilitating international artists across generations to develop projects. Instigating collaborative international curatorial projects throughout her career, Glass-Kantor has overseen curatorial projects with organizations including: Art Sonje Centre, South Korea; Proto Cinema, Turkey; Museum of Contemporary Art & Design, Philippines; Kunsthalle Tbilisi, Georgia; Dhaka Art Summit, Bangladesh; Performa15 and Printed Matter Inc., New York; Institute of Contemporary Arts and Chisenhale Gallery, London; Iberia Centre for Contemporary Art, Beijing; NUS Museum, National University of Singapore; 13th SITE Santa Fe Biennial, New Mexico; and Melbourne International Arts Festival with MONA FOMA, Hobart. In collaboration with Natasha Bullock, Glass-Kantor co-curated Parallel Collisions: 12th Adelaide Biennial of Australian Art at the Art Gallery of South Australia (AGSA), in 2012. Prior to her appointment to Artspace she was Director–Senior Curator, Gertrude Contemporary, Melbourne, and at the Australian Centre for the Moving Image, Melbourne. Since 2015, Glass-Kantor is the Chair of the Contemporary Art Organisations of Australia and is currently serving on boards including: Board Director, Museum of Contemporary Art & Design, De La Salle College of Saint Benilde, Manila; Academic Board, National Art School, Sydney; Jury Member, Advance Global Awards 2018 and 2019; and Council Member, Sydney Culture Network. She regularly jury’s art award and prizes, alongside a program of participating in public programs and symposiums and delivering lectures across Australia and internationally.

Jaimie Isaac

Jaimie Isaac is a curator and interdisciplinary artist operating from a mixed heritage of Indigenous/Anishnaabe and European background. Jaimie works inside and outside institutional systems to create space for underrepresented groups to challenge the canon and expand contemporary and art historical narratives. Her interests in social engagement are present within her exhibitions. Isaac’s thesis research focus was about Decolonizing Curatorial Practice.