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  • Curatorial Intensive Auckland 2019

    Independent Curators International (ICI), in collaboration with Artspace Aotearoa, presents the first Curatorial Intensive in Tāmaki Makaurau Auckland, Aotearoa New Zealand. This Intensive draws upon the diverse cultural environment from Auckland and the greater te Moana Nui-a-Kiwa Pacific Ocean region. This Intensive anticipates Artspace Aotearoa’s new programme ‘The Drift,’ which will examine and respond to alternative approaches to artistic education.

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  • Comradeship Reading Group: Form-Specific Art

    On April 23 we are reading the second chapter of Zdenka Badovinac‘s Comradeship: Curating, Art, and Politics in Post-Socialist Europe, “Form-Specific Art,” translated by Borut Cajnko and previously published by the Moderna galerija, Ljubljana in 2003. The conversation will be co-led by writer Margot Bouman and artist and filmmaker Clemens Poole. Throughout 2019 ICI is reading and thinking through Comradeship in our monthly reading group. This selection of texts by Badovinac, edited by J. Myers-Szupinska, gathers twenty years of writings from disparate and hard-to-find sources alongside new texts from the forward-thinking Slovenian curator, museum director, and scholar Zdenka Badovinac.

    April 23, 2019 @ ICI

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  • HOUSING with KJ Freeman & Baseera Khan

    On May 2nd Join ICI, KJ Freeman and Baseera Khan to talk about how HOUSING is thinking about defining and engaging with local communities and histories as they consider their next move. HOUSING is a migratory gallery concept based in New York City. It is guided by a desire to stimulate public discourse through the work of artists & creative practitioners whose works show critical commentary & intent.

    May 2, 2019 @ ICI

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  • 3rd Annual Independents Spring Benefit

    RAFFLE NIGHT!
    3rd Annual Independents Spring Benefit

    May 28, 2019 @ James Cohan Gallery

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  • Soundings: An Exhibition in Five Parts

    Curated by Candice Hopkins, Dylan Robinson

    How can a score be a call and tool for decolonization? Curated by Candice Hopkins (Tlingit) and Dylan Robinson (Stó:lō), Soundings: An Exhibition in Five Parts features newly commissioned scores and sounds for decolonization by Indigenous artists who attempt to answer this question.

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  • Never Spoken Again: Rogue Stories of Science and Collections

    Curated by David Ayala-Alfonso

    Never Spoken Again reflects on the birth of modern collections, the art institutions that sustain them and their contingent origin stories. Curated by Colombian curator David Ayala-Alfonso, an alumnus of ICI’s Curatorial Intensive, the exhibition is part of ICI’s new series of programs supporting emergent voices in the curatorial field.

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exhibitions

Never Spoken Again: Rogue Stories of Science and Collections

Never Spoken Again reflects on the birth of modern collections, the art institutions that sustain them and their contingent origin stories. Curated by Colombian curator David Ayala-Alfonso, an alumnus of ICI’s Curatorial Intensive, the exhibition is part of ICI’s new series of programs supporting emergent voices in the curatorial field.

Curated by David Ayala-Alfonso

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Soundings: An Exhibition in Five Parts

How can a score be a call and tool for decolonization? Curated by Candice Hopkins (Tlingit) and Dylan Robinson (Stó:lō), Soundings: An Exhibition in Five Parts features newly commissioned scores and sounds for decolonization by Indigenous artists who attempt to answer this question.

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do it

do it is the longest-running and most far-reaching exhibition to ever happen, giving new meaning to the concept of the "Exhibition in Progress." do it takes written instructions by artists as a point of departure, which can be interpreted anew each time they are enacted.

Curated by Hans Ulrich Obrist

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events

Comradeship Reading Group: Form-Specific Art

On April 23 we are reading the second chapter of Zdenka Badovinac‘s Comradeship: Curating, Art, and Politics in Post-Socialist Europe, “Form-Specific Art,” translated by Borut Cajnko and previously published by the Moderna galerija, Ljubljana in 2003. The conversation will be co-led by writer Margot Bouman and artist and filmmaker Clemens Poole. Throughout 2019 ICI is reading and thinking through Comradeship in our monthly reading group. This selection of texts by Badovinac, edited by J. Myers-Szupinska, gathers twenty years of writings from disparate and hard-to-find sources alongside new texts from the forward-thinking Slovenian curator, museum director, and scholar Zdenka Badovinac.

April 23, 2019 @ ICI

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HOUSING with KJ Freeman & Baseera Khan

On May 2nd Join ICI, KJ Freeman and Baseera Khan to talk about how HOUSING is thinking about defining and engaging with local communities and histories as they consider their next move. HOUSING is a migratory gallery concept based in New York City. It is guided by a desire to stimulate public discourse through the work of artists & creative practitioners whose works show critical commentary & intent.

May 2, 2019 @ ICI

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3rd Annual Independents Spring Benefit

RAFFLE NIGHT!
3rd Annual Independents Spring Benefit

May 28, 2019 @ James Cohan Gallery

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curatorial intensive

Curatorial Intensive Auckland 2019

Independent Curators International (ICI), in collaboration with Artspace Aotearoa, presents the first Curatorial Intensive in Tāmaki Makaurau Auckland, Aotearoa New Zealand. This Intensive draws upon the diverse cultural environment from Auckland and the greater te Moana Nui-a-Kiwa Pacific Ocean region. This Intensive anticipates Artspace Aotearoa’s new programme ‘The Drift,’ which will examine and respond to alternative approaches to artistic education.

Program dates: July 29 - August 4, 2019

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research

Report: Curatorial Intensive in New Orleans 2018

Curatorial Intensive alumna Lucy Mensah reflects on the site-specificity of New Orleans as a place and as context for the program.

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JURACAN, HURACÁN, HURRICANE: notes on guest curating the Dak’Art Biennale.

Curatorial Intensive alumna Marisol Rodríguez reflects on her exhibition silence, murmur, clamour, tumult: ZAM ZAM chapter four, opening as part of the 13th Dak’Art Biennale.

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