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.
Yulia Aksenova was born in Russia and currently lives and works in Moscow as curator of the Center of Contemporary Culture GARAGE, where she organizes shows of both Russian and international art. Aksenova previously ran the education program at the center, developing a series of symposia, discussions, and master classes. Prior to this, she worked at the State Tretyakov Gallery and worked on independent curatorial projects in various non-profit institutions in Moscow. Aksenova holds an MA in Art History from the Russian State University of the Humanities. In 2008 she graduated from the de Appel Curatorial Training Program.
In summer 2011, 10–14 curators from around the world were selected to participate in the Curatorial Intensive for a rigorous 8-day schedule of workshops, discussions, critiques, and presentations, as well as site visits to local institutions, private collections and artists’ studios.read more »