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.
Pat Elifritz is an MA candidate at the Center for Curatorial Studies at Bard College, where he is developing research on the writing of Jim Burns and design collectives ONYX and Pulsa. From 2012 to 2015 he coordinated exhibitions at the Graham Foundation for Advanced Studies in the Fine Arts, including Experiments in Environment: The Halprin Workshops, 1966-1971.
Curatorial Intensive alum Pat Elifritz discusses the work of artist collective USCO, along with Alex Kitnick, Julie Niemi, and David Senior.read more »
1971 is a curatorial research project that centers on historical economic milestones of its eponymous year as a frame for developing an open series…read more »
Focusing on new models for curating and exhibition development, ICI’s annual summer Curatorial Intensive offers curators the opportunity to meet colleagues from around the world and share ideas on how to push the parameters of their practice.read more »