Chus Martínez is Chief Curator at El Museo del Barrio, New York. Previously she was dOCUMENTA (13) Head of Department, and Member of Core Agent Group, as well as Associate Curator at MACBA, Barcelona, where she was Chief Curator from 2008-10. From 2005-08 she was Director of the Frankfurter Kunstverein, and Artistic Director of Sala Rekalde, Bilbao (2002-05). For the 50th Biennale di Venezia (2005), Martínez curated the National Pavilion of Cyprus, and in 2010 served as a Curatorial Advisor for the 29th Bienal de São Paulo. She lectures regularly and has written numerous catalogue texts and critical essays.
July 21 - 30, 2013
Focusing on new models for curating and exhibition development, ICI’s annual summer Curatorial Intensive offers curators the opportunity to meet colleagues from around the world and share ideas on how to push the parameters of their practice.
October 21–30, 2012
This fall Independent Curators International (ICI) produces the Curatorial Intensive: Curating Beyond Exhibition-Making, the first short course to offer training to curators on the concepts and logistics of organizing public events, workshops and other discursive program formats.
This roundtable discussion brings together four of the international faculty of the Fall 2012 Curatorial Intensive: Curating Beyond Exhibition-Making: Anthony Huberman, Chus Martínez, Sally Tallant, and Dominic Willsdon.
Chus Martínez speaks at The Graduate Center as part of a touring conversation series, organized as part of ICI’s new programming initiatives that provide a platform for innovative international practitioners to connect directly with audiences across North America.
From November 4-5, 2011, curators from around the world discussed critical issues in their practice today, examining the possible impact of exhibitions and related curatorial activities on cultural and social change.
Project 35 is a program of single-channel videos selected by 35 international curators who have each chosen one work by an artist that they think is important for audiences around the world to experience today. The resulting compendium is released in four installments and is presented simultaneously in an ever-expanding number of venues.