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.
Bruno Alves de Almeida
Bruno Alves de Almeida (b. 1987, Salvador, Brazil) is a curator who lives and works in São Paulo, Brazil. He holds a Bachelor degree in Architecture from the Faculty of Architecture of the University of Oporto, Portugal (2009), and a Master’s degree in Architecture from the Accademia di Architettura, Mendrisio, Switzerland (2013). Previously, Almeida worked as an architect in London, UK (2010-2011), and as a curatorial assistant at the Fondazione Archivio del Moderno, Mendrisio, Switzerland (2012). He is founder and curator of SITU (2015–ongoing), a platform for artistic production and research that investigates the dialogue between art, architecture and the city as a tool to problematize socio-spatial aspects of contemporary urbanity. The project commissions site-specific works for the external spaces of Galeria Leme (São Paulo, Brazil) that relate to the adjacent public space and to the building designed by the renowned architect Paulo Mendes da Rocha with the office Metro Architects. Bruno de Almeida has recently developed projects with institutions such as: Storefront for Art and Architecture, New York, USA; Pivô Art and Research, São Paulo, Brazil; Kunsthalle São Paulo, Brazil, among others. And is currently collaborating with Harvard Graduate School of Design in an exhibition and book due to early 2018. His research and projects have been published in: ARTFORUM International Magazine, USA; ATLÁNTICA Journal of Art and Thought, Centro Atlántico de Arte Moderno, Spain; TELLING #2, T+U Architectural Publications, Portugal; Revista aU – Architecture & Urbanism, São Paulo, Brazil; Bamboo, São Paulo, Brazil, among others.
The participants of the Curatorial Intensive in Accra will each present their exhibition and project proposals they have developed throughout the course of the program.read more »