PJ Gubatina Policarpio

PJ Gubatina Policarpio is a socially-engaged educator, curator, programmer, writer, and community organizer. His multidisciplinary practice utilizes research, archive, collaboration, programming, pedagogy and public engagement as both art and tool. PJ creates multifaceted intersections for meaningful connections between communities and art, especially addressing a diverse, multilingual, and multicultural audience. He has presented in conferences including NYCMER, AAM, NAEA, and Open Engagement and is a part of the cross-museum think tank Museum as Site for Social Action (MASS Action). PJ has delivered lectures and participated in panels at The New School, University of Illinois Chicago, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Haystack Mountain School of Crafts, The Field Museum, Textile Arts Center, MoCADA, Museum of Chinese in America, Queens Museum, and Brooklyn Museum. He has organized exhibitions and programming at Dixon Place, Knockdown Center, NURTUREart, Queens Museum, and the Smithsonian Asian Pacific American Center. His work is is in the collection of the Thomas J. Watson Library at The Metropolitan Museum of Art. PJ is cofounder of PAL / Pilipinx American Library, a mobile, non-lending library that centers Pilipinx voice. Born in the Philippines and raised in SF Bay Area, PJ is currently based in San Francisco, CA and Queens, NY.

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2018 Curatorial Intensive in New Orleans: Public Symposium

The Curatorial Intensive participants of the 2018 New Orleans program will each present their project proposals that they have been developing over the course of the program.

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Curatorial Intensive in New Orleans

In collaboration with the Contemporary Arts Center New Orleans, ICI presents the fourth Curatorial Intensive in New Orleans.

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