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.
Ladi’Sasha Jones is a writer and arts administrator based in Harlem, New York. She has written for Aperture, IAM magazine, and Recess. Recent curatorial projects include Dreaming of Kin, an exhibition featuring artist Tiona McClodden (2016); the Emmett Till Project, a digital commemoration of 60th anniversary of the murder and trial of Emmett Louis Till (2015); Writing Blackness: Harlem | Paris, an exhibit of archival materials from the Schomburg Center collection in collaboration with the site-specific project, If You Build It (No Longer Empty, 2014); and The Way Out Is Through, a literary art-book featuring commissioned works from three women writers (published 2015). Ladi’Sasha is currently the Project Manager for IdeasCity, a platform of the New Museum for Contemporary Art. She holds a B.A. in African American Studies from Temple University and a M.A. in Arts Politics from NYU, Tisch School of the Arts.
The Curatorial Intensive participants of the 2017 New Orleans program will each present their exhibition and project proposals, which they have developed over the course of the program.read more »