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.
Alexandria Eregbu is a visual artist, independent curator, and educator. Her work has been presented at the the Pacific Northwest College of Art in Portland, the Contemporary Arts Center in New Orleans, The Luminary in St. Louis, Chicago Cultural Center, Milwaukee Art Museum, and Pioneer Works in Brooklyn, NY. She has held fellowships with The Center for Afrofuturist Studies, Stony Island Arts Bank, and Camargo Foundation in Cassis, France. Her practice has received generous support from the Propeller Fund, Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events, and John W. Kurtich Foundation. Alexandria has been recognized by Africanah: Arena for Contemporary African, African-American, & Caribbean Art, Hyperallergic, Temporary Art Review, AFROPUNK, VAM Magazine, Time Out Chicago, and was listed in Newcity’s “Breakout Artists: Chicago’s Next Generation of Image Makers.” She received her BFA in Performance and Fiber & Material Studies from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago and is a 2016 3Arts Awardee.
The Curatorial Intensive participants of the 2017 New Orleans program will each present their exhibition and project proposals, which they have developed over the course of the program.read more »