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.
Loring McAlpin joined ACT UP New York in 1987, and was a founding member of Gran Fury, as well as the collective GANG. Currently, he works on documentary film projects, the latest including Emmy nominated The House that Herman Built and Tegawan’s Nest. He is also the founder of The Calamus Foundation, which supports LGBT community development, particularly the reform of the criminal justice system for LGBT youth.