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.
Chloe Geoghegan is an independent curator currently living in the South Island of New Zealand. She holds a BFA(Hons) from the University of Canterbury in Graphic Design and Art History, and a Post-Graduate Diploma in Art Curatorship. From January 2014 until January 2017 she was Director of Dunedin’s Blue Oyster Art Project Space. Prior to this she co-founded Dog Park artist-run space, which ran for nearly 3 years in post-earthquake Christchurch between 2012 and 2014. While at Blue Oyster she travelled to China and Korea for 3 weeks on the annual Creative New Zealand Asia New Zealand 2016 Curators Tour, in 2015 she took part in the ICI Fall Curatorial Intensive in New York, and together with Melanie Oliver she developed NZ’s first Emerging Curators Programme in 2015-6. She is interested in furthering curatorial discourse in Aotearoa through critical writing, exhibiting and publishing. Recent projects include: ‘Abject Failures’ at Hastings City Art Gallery (2018), ‘Cul-de-sac’ at RM, Auckland (2018), ‘A Year of Conscious Practice’ online (2016) and ‘Zero to Hero’ at TBC Art Inc, Melbourne (2016). She intermittently writes for: Contemporary HUM, Pantograph Punch and the Journal of Curatorial Studies as well as for various other NZ based institutions and artists.
The False Demographic reflects the diverse potential of socio-political dialogue within art practice.read more »
Participants of the Fall Curatorial Intensive will present their exhibition and project proposals, which they have been developing for the program.read more »