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Never Spoken Again: Rogue Stories of Science and Collections

Never Spoken Again reflects on the birth of modern collections, the art institutions that sustain them and their contingent origin stories. Curated by Colombian curator David Ayala-Alfonso, an alumnus of ICI’s Curatorial Intensive, the exhibition is part of ICI’s new series of programs supporting emergent voices in the curatorial field.

Curated by David Ayala-Alfonso

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Soundings: An Exhibition in Five Parts

How can a score be a call and tool for decolonization? Curated by Candice Hopkins (Tlingit) and Dylan Robinson (Stó:lō), Soundings: An Exhibition in Five Parts features newly commissioned scores and sounds for decolonization by Indigenous artists who attempt to answer this question.

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do it

do it is the longest-running and most far-reaching exhibition to ever happen, giving new meaning to the concept of the "Exhibition in Progress." do it takes written instructions by artists as a point of departure, which can be interpreted anew each time they are enacted.

Curated by Hans Ulrich Obrist

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events

Reading Group: What Will the Next Revolution Be Like?

On August 20 we are reading the sixth chapter “What Will the Next Revolution Be Like?,” translated by Rawley Grau and originally published in e-flux journal in 2009. The conversation will be co-led by filmmaker, animator, and artist Birgit Rathsmann, and writer, translator and interdisciplinary artist, Cory Tamler.

August 20, 2019 @ ICI

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2019 Curatorial Forum | EXPO Chicago

Developed by EXPO CHICAGO and ICI, the 2019 Curatorial Forum offers a group of mid-career and established curators, working independently or with an institutional affiliation, the opportunity to engage with their peers and explore significant issues relating to curating, programming, institution-building and audience engagement.

September 18, 2019 - September 21, 2019 @ Graham Foundation 4 West Burton Place Chicago, IL 60610

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Comradeship Reading Group: Histories and their Different Narrators

On September 24 we are reading the seventh chapter “Histories and their Different Narrators,” translated by Tamara Soban and originally published in L’International: Post-War Avant Gardes Between 1957 and 1986 in 2012. The conversation will be co-led by art historian and curator, Jovana Stokic and gallerist, Mike Tan.

September 24, 2019 @ ICI

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curatorial intensive

Curatorial Intensive in Cape Town 2019

This November, ICI will organize the Curatorial Intensive in Cape Town, South Africa in collaboration with the Institute for Creative Arts at the University of Cape Town. The program will coincide with Infecting the City, the longest running public arts festival in the country, curated by Jay Pather.

Program dates: November 14 - November 20, 2019

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research

Report: Curatorial Intensive in New Orleans 2018

Curatorial Intensive alumna Lucy Mensah reflects on the site-specificity of New Orleans as a place and as context for the program.

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JURACAN, HURACÁN, HURRICANE: notes on guest curating the Dak’Art Biennale.

Curatorial Intensive alumna Marisol Rodríguez reflects on her exhibition silence, murmur, clamour, tumult: ZAM ZAM chapter four, opening as part of the 13th Dak’Art Biennale.

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