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.
Ceren Erdem is currently based in Brooklyn, New York. She is the Co-founder and Co-curator of Court Square Project Space in Long Island City, is also Co-founder and Co-editor of Interventions, a web-based journal and curatorial platform. Ceren received her MA in Modern Art: Critical and Curatorial Studies from Columbia University and her MFA in Visual Arts and Visual Communication Design from Sabanci University in Istanbul. She previously worked as Exhibition Manager in the 9th and 10th Istanbul Biennials and provided curatorial assistance, and later as Arts and Creative Economy Manager at the British Council where she developed an extensive program across all art forms and creative sectors of Turkey and wider South East Europe.