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.
Carlos Kong is a writer and art historian. He is pursuing a PhD at Princeton University, where he teaches contemporary art and organizes the Queer Cultures Reading Group. He researches 20th-century European art, literature, and critical theory, with a focus on postwar Germany and its transcultural contexts, as well as global contemporary art. His criticism has been published by Flash Art, The Brooklyn Rail, and Migrant Journal, among others, and he was critic-in-residence at EIKON Magazine in Vienna.
On June 25 we are reading the fourth chapter “The Museum of Contemporary Art,” translated by Rawley Grau and originally presented at the international colloquium“História E(m) Movimento: MAM 60 anos” [History and(in) Movement: MAM 60 Years], Museu de Arte Moderna de São Paulo, November 2008. The conversation will be co-led by art historian and writer, Carlos Kong and researcher and writer, Lynn Maliszewski.read more »