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, foraging 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.
Nat Muller is an independent curator and critic based between Rotterdam, The Netherlands, and the Middle East. Her main interests include the intersections of aesthetics, media and politics, media art, and contemporary art in and from the Middle East. Muller is a regular contributor to Springerin and MetropolisM, and has been published in Art Papers, Bidoun, ArtPulse, X-tra, Majalla Foreign Affairs Magazine, De Volkskrant, and The Daily Star. She has taught at universities and academies across Europe and the Middle East, served as an advisor on European-Mediterranean collaborations for the European Cultural Foundation of the EU and as an advisor on e-culture for the Dutch Ministry of Culture. Currently Muller is art and new media advisor to the Dutch city of Utrecht, serves on the advisory board of the Palestinian website project Artterritories, the arts organization TENT, Rotterdam, and is on the selection committee of the Mondriaan Fund (NL). She is 2012 curator of the Abraaj Capital Art Prize.
Following the widespread popularity and success of PROJECT 35, ICI is collaborating with 35 more international curators to produce PROJECT 35 VOLUME 2. This program of single-channel videos is selected by 35 international curators who each chose one work from an artist they think is important for audiences around the world to experience today.read more »