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.
Sam Korman was born in Buffalo, NY and has lived and worked in Portland, Marfa, New York and most recently St. Louis. He is currently the assistant director of White Flag Projects. Korman has contributed texts to ArtLies, BOMBlog, Pastelegram, and numerous books and exhibition catalogs. He was the founder and director of Car Hole Gallery, which operated between 2009-2010. The collected writings from Car Hole can be found in Notes From A Young Curator, published by Publication Studio. He is the co-editor and co-founder of YA5, a five-times annually produced journal that covers art, music, food, cinema, TV, and design. He is currently working on a book project with his ongoing collaborator, artist Israel Lund titled Material Issues due out this fall with Peradam Press.