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.
Amara Antilla is an Assistant Curator at the Guggenheim Museum where she works with international modern and contemporary art. She has assisted on the retrospectives of Lee Ufan (2011), V.S. Gaitonde (2014-15), and Monir Farmanfarmaian (2015) and the Guggenheim UBS MAP Global Art Initiative (2016-18). Independently, she has organized programs in partnership with Clark House Initiative, Mumbai; Dhaka Art Summit; Northern Spark, Minneapolis; and N. K. Projekt, Berlin among others. Antilla was awarded an Asian Cultural Council grant for art history in 2015–16. She studied art history at Tufts University, the Museum School, and Hunter College, City University of New York.
The participants of the Curatorial Intensive in Manila will each present their exhibition and project proposals they have developed throughout the course of the week.read more »