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.
Sakina Namazi graduated magna cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa, from Rutgers University in 2009 with a Bachelor of Arts in Art History, minor in English literature, and holds a certificate in Historic Preservation. Sakina is currently in her first year of the M.A. in Visual Arts Administration program at New York University. Her interest in curating stemmed from her involvement with the Zimmerli Museum’s exhibition, Honore Daumier and La Maison Aubert, where she helped research, write didactic panels as well as the explanatory labels for the exhibition. She has interned at notable cultural institutions such as the Whitney Museum of American Art, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, and in the for-profit world Christie’s Auction. She currently interns at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Sakina is deeply interested in discovering how online publications, such as DISPATCH, help shape and create contemporary art practice[s] and theoretical art discourse between individuals around the world.