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.
El Hadji Malick Ndiaye
El Hadji Malick Ndiaye has a PhD in Art History from the University of Rennes II in France. He is a former postdoctoral fellow of the Laboratory of Design, Arts and Heritage (Labex CAP) and the Research Center for the Arts and Language (EHESS / CNRS). He is currently a researcher at IFAN / University Cheikh Anta Diop of Dakar (UCAD). Ndiaye teaches in the Department of Philosophy of UCAD, at the Higher Institute of Arts and Cultures (UCAD) and at the Heritage Skills section of the Gaston Berger University (St. Louis). He is a graduate of the Institut National du Patrimoine, Paris, and former fellow of the National Institute of History of Art in Paris, as well as a curator, art theorist, and specialist in postcolonial studies and African heritage. He is the coordinator of various scientific activities around these themes, collaborates with various magazines and participates in several international meetings.