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.
Rosa Lleó is a writer and independent curator based in Barcelona. She is founder and co-director, together with João Laia, of the non-profit space The Green Parrot. Since its opening in April 2014 the space has hosted five exhibitions, a program of talks and events, and started a series of publications that bring together artists and other practitioners from the local and international scene such as Marc Camille Chaimowicz, Lúa Coderch, Diogo Evangelista, June Crespo, among others. Lleó regularly writes for La Vanguardia’s cultural supplement Cultura/s and occasionally for international art magazines such as Flash Art and Afterall online. She also teaches Contemporary Art at the Department of Media Studies at the Pompeu Fabra University of Barcelona. Previously, she had worked as Researcher at the department of Public Programs at MACBA (Barcelona 2013), as a contemporary art editor at ACTAR Publishers (Barcelona, 2010-2012), and researcher and editorial assistant at Afterall (London, 2009). Lleó has curated exhibitions and events at MACBA (Barcelona, 2014), Fundació Antoni Tàpies (Barcelona, 2013), La Casa Encendida (Madrid, 2010) and 176 Project Space (London, 2009). She did an MFA in Curating at Goldsmiths, University of London (London, 2007-2009) and took part on the Curatorlab program at Konstfack University College of Arts, Crafts and Design (Stockholm, 2012).
The Liverpool Biennial Associate Artists Programme is a three-year partnership led by the Biennial, with ICI and CACTUS Gallery in Liverpool.read more »