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.
Yasmil Raymond was appointed Curator of Dia Art Foundation in New York in 2009, where she has organized exhibitions and projects with artists Thomas Hirschhorn (2013-12), Jean-Luc Moulène (2012), Yvonne Rainer (2011-12), Ian Wilson (2011-13), Robert Whitman (2011), Koo Jeong A (2010-11), Franz Erhard Walther (2010-12), and Trisha Brown (2009-10). Prior to joining Dia, Raymond worked at the Walker Art Center in Minneapolis where she organized solo exhibitions with Tomás Saraceno (2009) and Tino Sehgal (2007), and the group exhibitions Abstract Resistance (2010); Statements: Beuys, Flavin, Judd (2008); Brave New Worlds (co-curated with Doryun Chong, 2007); and the award-winning Kara Walker: My Complement, My Enemy, My Oppressor, My Love (in collaboration with Philippe Vergne, 2007). Raymond received a BFA from The School of the Art Institute of Chicago and an MA from the Center for Curatorial Studies, Bard College. In 2004, she received the Monique Beudert Curatorial Award, given by the Center for Curatorial Studies at Bard College. She is currently organizing, with Philippe Vergne, the retrospective Carl Andre: Sculpture as Place, 1958-2010, scheduled to open at Dia:Beacon in May 2014.
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 »