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.
Isabel Parkes is an independent curator and art advisor with a particular interest in arts engagement. She joined Creative Time as a Public Programs and Engagement Fellow in August 2016, following her work programming the inaugural Lincoln Center Global Exchange. Prior to this, Isabel worked for the Sammlung Hoffmann in Berlin as an educator and editor. She also co-founded and directed the exhibition space FLEX in Berlin-Mitte where she organized exhibitions by Marcela Armas, Kasia Fudakowski, Isa Genzken, Pauline M’barek, and Pipilotti Rist, among others. She is the author of Interviews for the Sammlung Hoffmann (2015, Doppell). Her most recent curatorial project in New York City is an in-home gallery, 2C.