Kati Ilves (1984, Estonia) works as a curator at the Kumu Art Museum, Tallinn, where she is in charge of the contemporary art gallery. In 2017, she curated the Estonian Pavilion at the 57th Venice Biennale – the exhibition If Only You Could See What I've Seen with Your Eyes displayed works by Katja Novitskova and was accompanied by the book of the same title published by Sternberg Press. Recently, Ilves has curated a group show Ascending from the Liquid Horizon at the le lieu unique art centre in Nantes, France and The Pure and the Damned at the Kumu Art Museum, that brought together the multifaceted practices of fashion designer Rick Owens and rapper Tommy Cash. Ilves holds a BA and MA in Art History from the Estonian Academy of Arts, and has studied literature and film in Paris 8 University. She was a participant of the Curatorial Programme at de Appel in Amsterdam in 2016–2017.