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.
Ericka Florez (b. Colombia, 1983) is a curator and artist. Her work emphasizes writing and publications as a medium. Her latest projects explore the performative dimension of writing and the document, and art criticism as fiction. She holds a degree in Psychology (2008) with a specialization in History and Theory of Modern and Contemporary Art (2009). As an artist, she has participated in the 43rd (Inter)national Salon of Colombian Artists (2013) and the 8th Festival of Performance of Cali (2012). She curated the exhibition Hearing Witness, Museo la Tertulia, Cali (2014) and co-curated the project From the Unpleasant, 14 Regional Salons of Colombian Artists (2012) with Juan Sebastían Ramírez. She is an independent editor of projects such as Periodica magazine (Personal Improvement for Artists). In the past several years she has participated in the development of workshops and seminars around art criticism and writing in Cali. Currently she is part of the team of lugar a dudas.
This June, ICI, in collaboration with Fundación Jumex Arte Contemporáneo, will present a Curatorial Intensive in Mexico City––the third program conducted entirely in Spanish.read more »