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.
Jennie Lamensdorf is Director and Curator of Time Equities Inc. Art-in-Buildings in New York. Her most recent exhibition Art/Work: An Exploration of Labor, included works by Andrea Arrubla, Aram Han Sifuentes, Ben Thorp Brown, Frances Goodman, Jean Shin, Joiri Minaya, Michael Mandiberg, Mierle Laderman Ukeles, Paul Anthony Smith, and Rodriogo Valenzuela, among others. In 2016, Lamensdorf co-founded Forward Union, a platform connecting artists and art workers with critical social justice organizations. In 2018, Lamensdorf will co-curate an exhibition at the University of Buffalo Art Galleries about radioactive waste and its human and ecological implications. She is also the curator of the Francis J. Greenburger Collection, a private collection based in New York. Lamensdorf is a Board Member of Art Omi in Ghent, NY and a member of the NurtureArt Advisory Board in Brooklyn, NY. She received a BA from the University of Pennsylvania and a MA in Art History from the University of Texas at Austin.
The Curatorial Intensive participants of the 2018 New Orleans program will each present their project proposals that they have been developing over the course of the program.read more »