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.
Geir Haraldseth is a curator and critic based in Oslo, Norway. Haraldseth holds a BA in Fine Arts from Central Saint Martin’s College of Art and Design and an MA in Curatorial Studies from Bard College. He is currently curator at the Academy of Fine Arts in Oslo, a regular contributor to Kunstkritikk and Acne Paper, an editor of Landings Journal and UKS Forum, and president of the Norwegian Association of Curators. He has curated exhibitions at the National Museum of Art, Design and Architecture in Oslo, Fotogalleriet in Oslo, Akershus Kunstsenter in Lillestrøm, Vox Populi in Philadelphia, Teatro de Arena in Sao Paulo, Landings Project Space in Vestfossen, Bastard in Oslo, and Torpedo in Oslo. He is currently working on a publication featuring a selection of his own curatorial projects, to be published by Torpedo Press in Fall 2012.