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.
Deborah Landau is a Founder and the first Executive Director and President of the Madison Square Park Conservancy, an eight year old not-for-profit organization serving Madison Square Park – a 6.2 acre historic public park in the Flatiron District of Manhattan. Prior to founding the Conservancy, Ms. Landau was the founding Executive Director of the City Parks Foundation (CPF) and developed CPF into an organization with an annual $12 million budget serving New York City parks in the five boroughs. Under Ms. Landau’s tenure, CPF became the not-for-profit parks group that provided free arts and recreation programs in parks across the five boroughs, including Central Park SummerStage, Arts in the Park, Puppets in the Park, Readings in the Park, and City Parks Free Tennis.