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.
Wassan Al-Khudhairi is the Hugh Kaul Curator of Modern and Contemporary Art at the Birmingham Museum of Art. She was the Founding Director of Mathaf: Arab Museum of Modern Art in Qatar, where she was responsible for establishing the museum’s artistic program as well as overseeing policy development and acquisitions, and managing the museum’s collection. She co-curated Mathaf’s inaugural exhibition, Sajjil: A Century of Modern Art, and curated Saraab: Cai Guo-Qiang. In 2012, Al-Khudhairi was appointed one of the Artistic Directors of the 9th Gwangju Biennale in South Korea. She has been invited to participate in programs at various international institutions including the Mori Art Museum, SALT, Tate Modern, School of Visual Arts, California College of the Arts, and China Academy of Art Shanghai, among others. Al-Khudhairi has studied at Georgia State University, the School of Oriental and African Studies, and the Getty Leadership Institute.
Join ICI and the Spring 2014 Curatorial Intensive on Tuesday, March 25 for a daylong public symposium where the participants will present the exhibition and project proposals that they have developed through the program.read more »
This March, Independent Curators International (ICI) produces the Curatorial Intensive: Considering Publics and Contexts, a ten-day professional development program that offers curators the opportunity to discuss, among colleagues, the concepts, logistics, and challenges of organizing exhibitions.read more »