do it takes written instructions by artists as a point of departure. These can be interpreted anew each time they are enacted. do it has become the longest-running and most far-reaching exhibition to ever happen, giving new meaning to the concept of the “Exhibition in Progress.”Curated by Hans Ulrich Obrist Find out more »
Coinciding with holiday season, ICI is offering a 10% discount on two Limited Editions by the artists Robert Rauschenberg, and Tim Rollins + K.O.S, and a 50% discount on a number of best-selling a rare publications. Go to ICI’s Shop page to see all Publications and Limited Editions on sale from now until January 7.January 7, 2014 @ Everywhere Find out more »
Performance Now at The Jewish Museum and Tolerance Center in Moscow, Russia from November 21, 2013 through January 14, 2014November 21, 2013 @ The Jewish Museum and Tolerance Center Find out more »
March 16–25, 2014
This March, Independent Curators International (ICI) produces the Curatorial Intensive: Considering Publics and Contexts, a ten-day professional development program that offers curators the opportunity to discuss, among colleagues, the concepts, logistics, and challenges of organizing exhibitions.
Following the widespread popularity and success of PROJECT 35, ICI is collaborating with 35 more international curators to produce PROJECT 35 VOLUME 2. This program of single-channel videos is selected by 35 international curators who each chose one work from an artist they think is important for audiences around the world to experience today.
Living as Form (The Nomadic Version) is an unprecedented international project exploring over 20 years of cultural works that blur the forms of art and everyday life, emphasizing participation, dialogue and community engagement.
Coinciding with holiday season, ICI is offering a 10% discount on two Limited Editions by the artists Robert Rauschenberg, and Tim Rollins + K.O.S, and a 50% discount on a number of best-selling a rare publications. Go to ICI’s Shop page to see all Publications and Limited Editions on sale from now until January 7.
State of Mind: New California Art circa 1970 at the Smart Museum of Art from October 3, 2013 through January 12, 2014
ICI’s Curatorial Intensive program was established in 2010 as the world’s first short-course, low-cost training program for curators. Intended to bring working professionals together to gain new skills and perspectives on pragmatic aspects of curating, as well as to increase dialogue in curatorial ideas, the Intensive supports early- to mid-career curators working independently or institutionally in emerging and established art centers around the world. Two programs are held in New York every year, and others are developed in collaboration with partners around the world.
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Entering the take away restaurant they instantly catch my eye. On the wall there are two photos of a yet unknown geographical nature. One depicts a tall bridge crossing a brown coloured river and the other shows a jungle, somewhere. They are not particularly photographed well, angles are peculiar, lighting is soft and its focus unclear. They must serve as decoration, but to what?
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How to organize yourself in a parallel way? Why would this be useful? It’s a question that came up again during my most recent visit to Guatemala after speaking with a wide range of curators, artists, politicians and performers on a road trip to some rural and urban spots.
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Through the lens of her project Exhibition Without Objects, Sadia Shirazi explored her interest in and knowledge of generative and self-reflexive exhibitions. Since 2010, ICI has been presenting similar exhibitions that are adaptable to varied spaces and contexts, such as Project 35 and the Exhibitions in a Box series. The following is a text by Shirazi, commissioned by ICI, on her exhibition and the legacy of traveling curatorial projects.