Kari Conte is a curator, writer and Director of Programmes and Exhibitions at the International Studio and Curatorial Program (ISCP) in New York, a non-profit, residency-based contemporary art institution for artists and curators. Prior to this, she was based in London, where she worked at the Whitechapel Gallery and received an MA in Curating Contemporary Art from the Royal College of Art. She has organised over 30 international exhibitions and has lectured on the history of exhibitions at Bard College and the Royal College of Art as well as on residencies at the Goethe-Institut and Independent Curators International (ICI). She recently curated a new commission by Ursula Mayer for Performa 11, New York and is currently working on the first monograph of artist Mierle Laderman Ukeles, to be published in 2012 by Kunstverein, Amsterdam.