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.
Kwasi Ohene-Ayeh explores notions of ‘the contemporary’ through writing, installation, site-specific and curatorial projects. He curated Voyage of [Re]Discovery, organized by Nubuke Foundation, and co-curated ‘Silence Between The Lines’ organized by Ɛyɛ Contemporary Art Ghana and blaxTARLINES, KUMASI in 2015. Ohene-Ayeh is an ICI Curatorial Intensive alumnus and has participated in residencies with CCA–Lagos (Àsìkò International Art School in Dakar, Senegal), Gasworks (London, UK), Lugar a dudas (Santiago de Cali, Colombia) and The Village of Arts and Humanities (Philadelphia, USA). Ohene-Ayeh is currently pursuing his MFA at the College of Art, Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST).
This April, ICI organizes the inaugural Curatorial Intensive in Accra, Ghana, in collaboration with Foundation for Contemporary Art–Ghana (FCA).read more »
Curatorial Intensive alum Kwasi Ohene-Ayeh discusses his practice in the context of Ghana’s contemporary art scene.read more »