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.
Sadia Shirazi is engaged in a transdisciplinary practice, investigating the relationship of art and architecture to sociopolitical issues, cultural memory, and alternative exhibition practices. Her recent curatorial projects include 230 MB / EXHIBITION WITHOUT OBJECTS (EWO) at Khoj International Artists’ Association in New Delhi (2013), 136 MB / EXHIBITION WITHOUT OBJECTS at The Drawing Room in Lahore (2012), and Foreclosed. Between Crisis and Possibility at The Kitchen in New York City (2011). She holds a MArch degree from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and was a curatorial fellow of the Whitney Museum Independent Study Program. Shirazi teaches at Parson’s The New School for Design in New York and is a PhD candidate at the History of Art and Visual Studies Department at Cornell University.