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.
Baseera Khan is a New York-based performance and visual artist whose work treats decolonial histories, practices, and archives as geographies of the future. Recent solo exhibitions include iamuslima at Participant Inc, New York, which toured to Moudy Gallery at Texas Christian University, and Fine Arts Center of Colorado College from 2017-18. Recent group exhibitions include SculptureCenter, New York; Katonah Museum of Art, New York; MoCA Tucson, Arizona; The Kitchen, New York; Aspen Art Museum, Aspen. Khan has performed at the Whitney Museum of American Art, Queens Museum, and ArtPop Montreal International Music Festival. She was awarded NYSCA/NYFA Interdisciplinary Artist Fellow and Art Matters Artist Grant of 2018. Khan’s work is included in the Solomon R. Guggenheim permanent collections. Khan is currently an artist in resident at Pioneer Works, and previously completed residencies and fellowships through Abrons Art Center, Apexart in Jerusalem and Ramallah, LMCC, and the Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture. She received an M.F.A. at Cornell University and B.F.A. from the University of North Texas.
On May 2nd Join ICI, KJ Freeman and Baseera Khan to talk about how HOUSING is thinking about defining and engaging with local communities and histories as they consider their next move. HOUSING is a migratory gallery concept based in New York City. It is guided by a desire to stimulate public discourse through the work of artists & creative practitioners whose works show critical commentary & intent.read more »