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.
Babacar Mbaye Diop
Babacar Mbaye Diop holds a Doctorate in the Philosophy of Art. He is a professor of Aesthetics and Philosophy of Art at the University Cheikh Anta Diop in Dakar. He is also a curator and works as an advisor for several artists. He was the Director of the 11th edition of Dakar Biennale, the largest art event in Africa. Diop has organized several solo and group exhibitions. He is currently the President of the Senegalese section of the International Art Critics Association (AICA) and has published numerous articles on African art. He lives and works in Dakar.