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.
Marisol Rodríguez (Ciudad de México, 1984) is a writer, editor and curator in the crossroads of cultural history, popular culture and contemporary art. She is a researcher of Mexican comics and the intersections between comics and art, having lectured, published and curated internationally on the subject. She currently lives in Paris, where she is director of mor charpentier gallery. She combines this work with her own independent projects, most recently as guest curator of the 13th Dakar Biennale under the artistic direction of Simon Njami. In 2015 she was a fellow of the cultural journalism program at the FNPI, Fundación Gabriel García Márquez Nuevo Periodismo Iberoamericano in Colombia; in 2016 she was a fellow of Independent Curators International’s Curatorial Intensive in Dakar. She holds a Masters in Culture, Criticism and Curation from Central Saint Martins.
The participants of Curatorial Intensive in Dakar will each present their exhibition and project proposals they have workshopped throughout the course of the week.read more »