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.
Natika is an Archivist and Curator living and working in New York City. Natika received a BFA at the Kansas City Art Institute, Kansas City, MO and is the Co-creator of the Critiques, an organized series of informal critiques that allow young and emerging artist the opportunity to present and discuss their work to a select group of panelist – curators, art historians, writers, and invited guest held at Third Streaming. She has worked with the Estate of André Kertész in conjunction with Bruce Silverstein Gallery, Dashwood books and the Armory show. Soward served as a panelist on the selection committee for the Bronx Council on the Arts’ BRIO 2011 Awards.
The Untitled Library Project is a curatorial research project meant to examine the nature of libraries, collections, and archives by amassing a compendium of selected artifacts.read more »