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.
Shelley Bernstein is the Chief of Technology at the Brooklyn Museum. Since 2005, she has been working to further the Museum’s community-oriented mission through projects including free public wireless access, and putting the Museum collection online. As the initiator and community manager of the Museum’s initiatives on the social web, she co-created 1stfans: a socially networked museum and organized Click! A Crowd-Curated Exhibition. In 2010, Bernstein was named one of the “40 Under 40” in Crain’s New York Business, and she’s been featured in the New York Times for her effort to increase the Brooklyn Museum’s online presence and its engagement with visitors through social media.