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.
Josh Ginsburg was born in 1981. He received his MFA from University of Cape Town in 2011 and Bsc. in Electorical Mechanical Engineering from University of Cape Town in 2004. As an artist, Ginsburg has most recently performed Breath Control at City Hall, Cape Town (2012) and presented a video performance, Something Elastic, at the Edge of Wrong Festival in Norway (2012). He has also completed artist residencies at the Very Real Time Residency and Ampersand Residency. He has been involved with various curatorial projects such as Bootleg exhibition at Evil Son in Cape Town (2012) and as the co-founder of Research Art in Cape Town (2011). He currently works as the Assistant Researcher for the Wendy Fisher Private Collection, consulting with the curatorial team based in the UK on South African works.
Developed by Independent Curators International in collaboration with the Bag Factory Artists’ Studios, the Curatorial Intensive: Contemporary Curatorial Practice will examine the pragmatics of organizing exhibitions, while addressing the specificities of curating in the African context.read more »