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.
Julien Amicel is Co-Director of Dar al-Ma’mûn. He founded the organization in 2010, following an idea by Redha Moali. Amicel has set up several artists residencies in France and has re-focused the strategy of several existing programs in the field. He is a member of the Scientific Committee of the ‘Artist Run Spaces’ research program at ESAD Reims, and is a Professional instructor for CIPAC France on the topic of artists residencies.