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.
Kira Kheyfets (b. 1987) is an art historian, who graduated from Lomonosov Moscow State University. In 2011 she started working at the Garage Museum of Contemporary Art as an intern in the education department. Since 2012, she has developed the education programs dedicated to the exhibitions, including: Temporary Architecture of Gorky Park: from Melnikov to Ban (2012), Museum of Everything. Exhibition №5 (2013), Jan Švankmajer’s Kunstkammer and Nathalie Djurberg and Hans Berg’s The Black Pot (2013). She is now working as a project manager and as an assistant curator of Garage Field Research project. Her research interests include contemporary art, psychology, spiritual practices, cultural mixing and appropriation, modern art theories and practices, and museum history.
This August, ICI, in collaboration with Garage Museum of Contemporary Art, produces the Curatorial Intensive: Developing Infrastructures for Art in Moscow, Russia.read more »