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Amber Berson





Executive Director of The Visual Arts Centre in Montreal (CA), Amber Berson (she/her) 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 various Canadian and international publications.   

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