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.
Mariana Azevedo graduated from FAAP in São Paulo, Brazil, with a Bachelors degree in Social Communication in 2004. Mariana worked for three years at the Jewish Cultural Center, where her interest in curating exhibitions and cultural events developed. In 2010, she moved to New York where she is currently seeking her M.A. in Arts Politics at NYU. For this field of study she is currently conducting research on Brazilian artists that showed in New York in the last 10 years.