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.
Yameli Mera is currently curator at Sala de Arte Público Siqueiros (SAPS) in Mexico City. She is former General Coordinator and Researcher of Colección Isabel y Agustín Coppel (CIAC), where she collaborated on Blockbuster: Cinema for Exhibitions and Mexico: Expected / Unexpected. Independently she has participated in El reino del coloso: el asedio en la época de la imagen (2008) and Los sueños de una Nación (2011), presented at MUAC (University Museum for Contemporary Art) and MUNAL (National Museum of Art), respectively. Mera has participated as a researcher for several publications of theory and art criticism. Her areas of interest and expertise focus on contemporary art and film, with special emphasis on images studies. She has contributed art criticism and reviews for the magazine La Tempestad. She completed her degree in Art History at the Universidad Iberoamericana (UIA) and received a Masters in Art History, specializing in contemporary art at the UNAM (National Autonomous University of Mexico).
This June, ICI, in collaboration with Fundación Jumex Arte Contemporáneo, will present a Curatorial Intensive in Mexico City––the third program conducted entirely in Spanish.read more »