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.
Sina Najafi is the editor-in-chief of Cabinet magazine, a Brooklyn-based non-profit quarterly magazine of art and culture. Najafi has curated or co-curated a number of exhibitions including Philosophical Toys (apexart, 2005), Odd Lots: Revisiting Gordon Matta-Clark’s Fake Estates (White Columns and Queens Museum of Art, 2005), The Museum of Projective Personality Testing (Manifesta, 2008), The Bubble (Canadian Center for Architecture, 2009), and School of Death (Family Business, 2013). He studied Comparative Literature at Princeton, Columbia, and New York University.
This fall Independent Curators International (ICI) produces the Curatorial Intensive: Curating Beyond Exhibition-Making, the first short course to offer training to curators on the concepts and logistics of organizing public events, workshops and other discursive program formats.read more »