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  • Seeing Sound

    Curated by Barbara London

    Featuring the work of Seth Cluett, Juan Cortés, Iain Forsyth and Jane Pollard, Bani Haykal, Yuko Mohri, Marina Rosenfeld, Aura Satz, and Samson Young, the exhibition foregrounds artistic practices that deconstruct, rebuild, manipulate, and visualize audio experience through digital and analog means.

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  • Fall 2019-20 Brochure

    ICI’s Fall 2019-20 Brochure is Here!

    Stay up to date with ICI through our bi-annual publication! This issue includes all information on our current and future exhibitions, education programs, public events, online journal, and much more.

    September 4, 2019 @ ICI New York

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  • 2019 Curatorial Forum | EXPO Chicago

    Developed by EXPO CHICAGO and ICI, the 2019 Curatorial Forum offers a group of mid-career and established curators, working independently or with an institutional affiliation, the opportunity to engage with their peers and explore significant issues relating to curating, programming, institution-building and audience engagement.

    September 18, 2019 - September 21, 2019 @ Graham Foundation 4 West Burton Place Chicago, IL 60610

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  • Axis Mundo: Queer Networks in Chicano L.A.

    Curated by C. Ondine Chavoya, David Evans Frantz

    Axis Mundo: Queer Networks in Chicano L.A. is a traveling exhibition that explores the work of over fifty queer and Chicanx artists working in Los Angeles between the late 1960s and early 90s.

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  • Publishing Against the Grain

    Organized by Independent Curators International (ICI)

    Publishing Against the Grain highlights the current state of publishing and art criticism as it exists in small journals, experimental publications, websites, and radio, as well as other innovative platforms around the world.

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  • ICI 2019 ANNUAL BENEFIT & AUCTION

    Join ICI’s Annual Benefit & Auction on Monday, October 21, 2019

    October 21, 2019 @ New York City

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  • Curatorial Intensive in Cape Town 2019

    This November, ICI will organize the Curatorial Intensive in Cape Town, South Africa in collaboration with the Institute for Creative Arts at the University of Cape Town. The program will coincide with Infecting the City, the longest running public arts festival in the country, curated by Jay Pather.

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exhibitions

Seeing Sound

Featuring the work of Seth Cluett, Juan Cortés, Iain Forsyth and Jane Pollard, Bani Haykal, Yuko Mohri, Marina Rosenfeld, Aura Satz, and Samson Young, the exhibition foregrounds artistic practices that deconstruct, rebuild, manipulate, and visualize audio experience through digital and analog means.

Curated by Barbara London

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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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events

2019 Curatorial Forum | EXPO Chicago

Developed by EXPO CHICAGO and ICI, the 2019 Curatorial Forum offers a group of mid-career and established curators, working independently or with an institutional affiliation, the opportunity to engage with their peers and explore significant issues relating to curating, programming, institution-building and audience engagement.

September 18, 2019 - September 21, 2019 @ Graham Foundation 4 West Burton Place Chicago, IL 60610

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Comradeship Reading Group: Histories and their Different Narrators

On September 24 we are reading the seventh chapter “Histories and their Different Narrators,” translated by Tamara Soban and originally published in L’International: Post-War Avant Gardes Between 1957 and 1986 in 2012. The conversation will be co-led by art historian and curator, Jovana Stokic and gallerist, Mike Tan.

September 24, 2019 @ ICI

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Panel Discussion and Opening Reception for Talking to Action at Pratt Manhattan Gallery

Panel discussion moderated by Macarena Gómez-Barris, cultural critic, in conversation with Bill Kelley, Jr., curator, and Jennifer S. Ponce de León, scholar.

September 26, 2019 @ Room 213, Pratt Manhattan Gallery 144 West 14th Street, Second Floor New York, NY

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curatorial intensive

Curatorial Intensive in Cape Town 2019

This November, ICI will organize the Curatorial Intensive in Cape Town, South Africa in collaboration with the Institute for Creative Arts at the University of Cape Town. The program will coincide with Infecting the City, the longest running public arts festival in the country, curated by Jay Pather.

Program dates: November 14 - November 20, 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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