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.
Jaime Austin is a San Francisco based curator currently working as the Curator and Director of Programs for ZERO1: The Art and Technology Network and the lead curator of the 2012 ZERO1 Biennial. In 2010, she was Assistant Curator of the 2010 01SJ Biennial, co-curating with Steve Dietz the event’s central exhibition, “Out of the Garage Into the World.” Before shifting to a full-time focus on the arts, she worked in the technology industry at companies including Macromedia and Adobe. She received her M.A. in Curatorial Practice from California College of the Arts, and holds joint bachelor degrees in Art History and Computer Information Systems from Santa Clara University. Jaime is also the West Coast Editor for the blog Public Address.
Participants in ICI’s fall Curatorial Intensive present new exhibition proposals in a daylong symposium.read more »