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.
Leonardo Ramírez is a visual artist and curator. Since 1990 he has produced and curated over 120 exhibitions, supporting and disseminating art, as well as industrial, architectural and graphic design and other creative disciplines. His artwork has been exhibited in several museums and galleries in Mexico, the U.S., Italy, Canada, Portugal, Argentina, Spain, Turkey, and the United Arab Emirates, among others. He has previously worked as coordinator of exhibitions and chief curator of the Museo de Arte Carrillo Gil, Director of Art Spaces at the University of Guanajuato, Curator of the arte 3 gallery in the city of León, Guanajuato, Curator of Exhibitions in several editions of the International Cervantino Festival, and guest curator of several art spaces in Mexico, Canada, and the U.S. He is founder of the group las muertas proyectos espaciales. Since 2008, he has served as Coordinator of Visual Arts of the Cultural Institute of León, CAVI.
This June, ICI, in collaboration with Fundación Jumex Arte Contemporáneo, will present a Curatorial Intensive in Mexico City––the third program conducted entirely in Spanish.read more »