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.
Jennifer Davis graduated with a Master of Architecture (2011) from the University of Toronto and practices architecture, art and curating in Toronto, Canada. Her projects investigate the political and social factors that shape the built environment. She has received numerous architectural awards including the Power Corporation of Canada Award from the Canadian Centre for Architecture where she was a Scholar in Residence in 2010. Davis was the Exhibition Development Assistant for the Canada Pavilion at the 53rd Biennale de Venezia Art Exhibition, 2009, and has presented art works at Toronto’s Nuit Blanche, 2010, and Migrating Landscapes, 2012. Critical activities include presenting her architectural thesis, “Unsettled Ground: A Design Methodology for Agonistic Space,” during the Art & Struggle Conference held at the Ontario College of Art and Design in 2012 and contributing to publications such as Canadian Architect magazine. Upcoming curatorial activities include Rear View (projects), a series art and architecture projects commissioned for a Toronto laneway.
This fall Independent Curators International (ICI) produces the Curatorial Intensive: Curating Beyond Exhibition-Making, the first short course to offer training to curators on the concepts and logistics of organizing public events, workshops and other discursive program formats.read more »