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.
Daril Fortis lives and works in Tijuana (Mexico) as a curator, writer and researcher. He received his BFA with honors from the Autonomous University of Baja California (UABC). He has collaborated with diverse cultural institutions as well as independent exhibition spaces and projects as the Secretariat of Culture of Coahuila (SCC), Tijuana Cultural Center (CECUT), State Council for Cultures and Arts of Chiapas (CONECULTA), Shaped in Mexico (London), Tijuana International Festival of Photography (FiFT), International Symposium on Contemporary Art Theory (SITAC), 206 Arte Contemporáneo, among others. He is co-founder and program coordinator of the organization Periférica, that is focused on creation, distribution, and preservation of content related to visual arts in the northern region of Mexico. He was awarded with the Stimulus Program for the Creation and Artistic Development of Baja California Grant (PECDABC 2017-2018) in the category of Art Research in Baja California.