Independent Curators International (ICI) produces exhibitions, events, publications, research and training opportunities for curators and diverse audiences around the world. Established in 1975 and headquartered in New York, ICI is a hub that connects emerging and established curators, artists, and art spaces, forging international networks and generating new forms of collaborations. ICI provides access to the people and practices that are key to current developments in the field, inspiring fresh ways of seeing and contextualizing contemporary art.
Alejandra Labastida is currently the Associate Curator at MUAC (University Museum of Contemporary Art) in Mexico City, where she has worked in the Curatorial Department since 2008. In 2012, she was the winner of the Akbank Sanat International Curatorial Competition. Her recent curatorial projects include The Life of Others. Repetition and Survival, Petit mal, Ergo materia, Arte Povera, For the love of dissent, and A partir de mañana, todo. She was the Assistant Curator of the Mexican Pavilion at the 54th Venice Biennale (2011), and has authored numerous publications on contemporary art. Labastida is currently pursuing a Master’s in Art History with a specialization in curatorial studies at UNAM (Universidad Autónoma de Mexico).
Alejandra Labastida’s exhibition, PLAYING INNOCENT, focuses on artistic interventions that mirror power structures via strategies of infiltration.read more »
Focusing on new models for curating and exhibition development, ICI’s annual summer Curatorial Intensive offers curators the opportunity to meet colleagues from around the world and share ideas on how to push the parameters of their practice.read more »