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.
Camila Bechelany is a Brazilian researcher and independent curator based in Paris. She was born in Belo Horizonte and started her professional training in 2004 at the Museu de Arte da Pampulha. In 2005, she moved to Paris for post-graduate studies and in 2008, she received a double degree in Cultural Anthropology from EHESS, Paris and Arts Politics from New York University. She is concerned with the circulation of Brazilian art abroad, the museum and curatorial practice, and conceptual art. Since 2010, she has been working with a team of researchers from the Department of Research and Globalization at the Musée National d’Art Moderne - Centre Georges Pompidou. She is conducting research on Latin American and Middle Eastern art and assisting the acquisitions of works from those regions.