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.
Nicole Franchy (b. Lima, Peru) lives and works between New York and Lima. She completed her Bachelor’s Degree at the Escuela de Bellas Artes Corriente Alterna, Lima, and a Postgraduate Degree at The HISK Higher Institute for Fine Arts, Ghent. In 2015-2017 she was an artist in residency at the International Studio & Curatorial Program, New York and was selected for the EFG-Art Nexus International Art Prize in 2014. Her solo exhibitions include Ocaso - Sunset, Sala Luis Miro-Quesada Garland, Lima (2016); Vertical Horizons, The Chimney, New York (2016); Boundary – Lugar Desconocido, Galería El Ojo Ajeno, Lima (2013); The Visitor, HISK, Ghent (2011); Satellite Cities, Galeria Vertice, Lima (2008) and Urbania, Galería 5006, Buenos Aires (2007). Recent group exhibitions include America, Ludlow 67, New York (2016); Criminalidad y Criminalización, Galería del Centro Cultural Universidad de Lima (2016); Ashes, Nova Invaliden Galerie, Berlin (2016); La Encomienda: Nueva Fotografía Peruana, Galería Marta Traba, São Paulo (2015); Theorem, Mana Contemporary, New Jersey (2015); and Tierra de Nadie, Galería Gonzalez y Gonzalez, Lima (2014).
Curatorial Intensive alumna Monica Espinel will be in conversation with artists Carlos Castro Arias, Nicole Franchy, and Karina Aguilera Skvirsky to discuss the exhibition Hybrid Topographies.read more »