Kathleen Forde, a 2010 Center exhibitions panelist, is an independent curator based in New York City and Istanbul. She is also the artistic director at large for Borusan Contemporary, a collection-based space for media arts exhibitions, commissions and public programming in Istanbul. From 2005 to 2012, Forde was the curator of time-based visual arts at the Experimental Media and Performing Arts Center in Troy, NY—an institution for the presentation and production of adventurous multidisciplinary work. Prior to that position, Forde held various positions in the field including curatorial director for live arts and new media at the Goethe Institut Internacionales in Berlin and assistant curator for media arts at SFMOMA. She has concurrently written, taught, and curated on a freelance basis for various organizations that have included the Eyebeam Center for Art and Technology; Independent Curators International; ATA Cultural, Peru; Kunstverein Dusseldorf and Cologne; and the Philadelphia Museum of Art.