Amber Berson

Executive Director of the Visual Arts Centre in Montréal, Amber Berson is a writer, a curator and an art historian. She holds a doctoral degree from Queen’s University, where her SSHRC-funded research examined artist-run culture and feminist, utopian thinking. She is also an Affiliate Assistant Professor in the Department of Art History at Concordia University in Montréal, where she is working on a long-term research project on the history of equity-seeking artist-run centres tentatively titled “Parallel.” In her spare time, Berson works on knowledge equity projects, especially with the Art+Feminism Wikipedia project, where she worked in various capacities for a decade and now sits on the Board. In addition to her curatorial work, Berson’s writing has been published in a variety of Canadian and international publications.