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.
Stephanie Baptist is a Brooklyn based independent cultural producer and editor. For over a decade she has collaborated with noted contemporary artists, organizations and individuals. She is the Editorial Director of forthcoming publication Àsìkò (2017) and has previously served as Program Director for En Foco, a non profit photography organization dedicated to cultural diversity and as Head of Exhibitions and Public Programs for Tiwani Contemporary an art gallery dedicated to African and diaspora art in London. Stephanie has edited a number of publications such as, Rotimi-Fani Kayode (1955-1989), Simone Leigh and Njedika Akunyili: I Always Face You Even When it Seems Otherwise, Mary Evans: Cut and Paste, and Barbara Walker: As Seen. She has also been contributing editor for Another Africa and London/NY Correspondent for Contemporary And. She has an MA in Arts Administration and Cultural Policy from Goldsmiths University of London.