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.
Miguel Amado is the curator of the Portuguese Pavilion at the 2013 Venice Biennale. He has been a curator for institutions such as Tate St Ives, the PLMJ Foundation in Lisbon, and the Centro de Artes Visuais in Coimbra, Portugal. He has also been a critic for magazines such as Artforum. Other curatorial positions include New York-based organizations such as Rhizome at the New Museum, the Abrons Arts Center, and the International Studio & Curatorial Program. He has been a guest curator at institutions such as the Museu Colecção Berardo in Lisbon and apexart in New York, and events such as Frieze Projects at Frieze Art Fair in London. He is an auditor at the PhD Curatorial/Knowledge at Goldsmiths, University of London, and a graduate of the MA Curating Contemporary Art at the Royal College of Art, London. He is a board member of IKT.
Barcelona-based, Portuguese curator Miguel Amado will present the results of his project as ICI’s 2013 Curatorial Fellow.read more »
This exhibition looks at the relationship between art and political activism through the lenses of Occupy.
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Developed by ICI in collaboration with Centre for Contemporary Art (CCA) Derry~Londonderry, the Curatorial Intensive: From “Official History” to Underrepresented Narratives will examine the role of cultural production in addressing geopolitical landscapes and recent histories.read more »