Dominique Fontaine is an exhibition curator and consultant in contemporary art and arts management. She was appointed as a member of the international selection committee and as a curator for the Caribbean region for DAK’ART 98, a biennial of contemporary African art, where she organized the solo exhibition for Cuban artist KCHO. Since 2013, Fontaine has worked as a curator-consultant for the “Of Africa” program at the Royal Ontario Museum (ROM). In 2013, she was a member of the international jury for the Permanent Memorial in Honour of the Victims of Slavery and the Transatlantic Slave Trade at the United Nations in New York. Among her recent projects, it is worth highlighting her role as guest curator at the Foire en art actuel de Québec; the exhibitions Here We Are Here: Black Canadian Contemporary Art, Dineo Seshee Bopape’s and - in. the light of this.____; Repérages ou À la découverte de notre monde ou Sans titre, and Between the earth and the sky, the possibility of everything for the 2014 Scotiabank Nuit Blanche in Toronto. With a degree in arts administration and visual arts from the University of Ottawa, she completed her graduate studies in exhibition design and organization at the De Appel arts centre in Amsterdam, The Netherlands. Dominique is one of the initiators of the Black Curators Forum. She is a member of the International Association of Art Critics, AICA Canada, the Association of Art Museum Curators (AAMC), and the International Association of Contemporary Arts Curators (IKT).
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