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.
Mi You is a Beijing-born curator, researcher, and academic staff at Academy of Media Arts Cologne. Her research and curatorial project takes the Silk Road as a figuration for deep-time, deep-space, de-centralized and nomadic imageries. She has curated performative programs at Asian Culture Center Theater (Gwangju, South Korea) and the inaugural Ulaanbaatar International Media Art Festival, Mongolia (2016). With Binna Choi, she is co-initiator of a long-term research/curation project Unmapping Eurasia (2018-). Her transcultural curatorial work has concretised in exhibitions like “Around Ai Weiwei: Photograph 1983-2016” at CAMERA - Centro Italiano per la Fotografia and “Qiu Zhijie: Journeys without Arrivals” at Van Abbemuseum, Eindhoven (2017).
Participants in ICI’s fall Curatorial Intensive present new exhibition proposals in a daylong symposium.read more »