Independent Curators International (ICI) supports the work of curators to help create stronger art communities through experimentation, collaboration, and international engagement. Curators are arts community leaders and organizers who champion artistic practice; build essential infrastructures and institutions; and generate public engagement with art. Our collaborative programs connect curators across generations, and across social, political and cultural borders. They form an international framework for sharing knowledge and resources — promoting cultural exchange, access to art, and public awareness for the curator’s role.
Kathrin Rhomberg lives and works as an independent curator in Vienna, Austria. She is a co-curator of the ongoing project “Former West” and a corresponding member of Secession, Vienna. Her curatorial projects in 2011 included an exhibition on Christoph Schlingensief, Fear of the Core of Things, at the BAK, basis voor aktuele Kunst, Utrecht, Netherlands, and a show on Bauhaus in India 1922, Bauhaus Dessau. Previous projects (selection): 6th Berlin Biennale, Berlin, 2010; Czech and Slovak Pavilion at the 53rd Venice Biennale: Roman Ondák, Loop, Venice 2009; Ion Grigorescu, In the Body of the Victim 1969–2008, Museum of Modern Art in Warsaw, 2009; Sanja Iveković, (with Nataša Ilić), Fundació Antoni Tàpies, Barcelona, 2007; Project Migration, Cologne 2002-2006 (with Marion von Osten); Manifesta 3 (with Francesco Bonami, Ole Bauman, Maria Hlavajova), Lubljana, 2000.
Following the widespread popularity and success of PROJECT 35, ICI is collaborating with 35 more international curators to produce PROJECT 35 VOLUME 2. This program of single-channel videos is selected by 35 international curators who each chose one work from an artist they think is important for audiences around the world to experience today.read more »