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.
Jeff Ometite Ajueshi is a gallery owner in Abuja, Nigeria. In 2007, he founded Thought Pyramid Art Gallery in the heart of Wuse II. In the intervening years, it has become a space that focuses on the interplay between the visual art and culture. As Artistic Director, he has hosted over 40 exhibitions. In his commitment to advance contemporary art in Nigeria, Ajueshi has created the Foundation for Arts and Creative Training (FACT), an art residency program located in Oghara, Delta state. He has also continued to manage a diverse range of art projects including The Children Art Club, Catch Them Young Initiative, Life Drawing Platform, among others.