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Muriel Enjalran was invited to come to New York from Paris as the first ICI/French Institute Fellow. After participating in ICI’s Curatorial Intensive program in the Summer 2012, she conducted research into artists who engage with the public sphere and explore the relationship between art and politics beyond conventional practices. Enjalran takes the works and activities of Justine Triet, Ângela Ferreira, and Caetano Dias (artists residing across various continents) as a departure point for interrogating how their work attempts to redefine aesthetics, therefore redefining art and politics while engaging with the social.
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Colección Patricia Phelps de Cisneros and Independent Curators International are pleased to announce that Remco de Blaaij has been selected as the second recipient of the CPPC Travel Award for Central America and the Caribbean. The award supports a contemporary art curator based anywhere in the world to travel to Central America and the Caribbean to conduct research about art and cultural activities in the region. The process will generate new collaborations with artists, curators, museums, and cultural centers in the area.
Independent Curators International (ICI), l’Institut français in Paris, and the Cultural Services of the French Embassy in New York announce curator Fanny Gonella as the 2013 ICI/French Institute Fellow.
ICI, l’Institut français in Paris, and the Cultural Services of the French Embassy in New York are pleased to announce that Fanny Gonella has been selected as the second ICI/French Institute Fellow. The fellowship program offers a French curator a new opportunity for international research and the development of professional networks. The program spans over a period of six months and includes two visits to the U.S., where the Fellow will use ICI as a base.
Fanny Gonella, a Bonn-based curator, will research the artistic legacy of Robert Morris, focusing on the critical discourse his work generated around 1970s notions of queer identity, social constructs, and stereotypes. Gonella will use Morris’s 1974 self-portrait as a starting point to investigate historical and current gender issues, and plans to conduct a series of interviews with artists who worked directly with Morris, and with contemporary artists whose work continues his legacy. Further information on Gonella’s research and details on related events will be available on ICI’s website this winter 2013.Read more »
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The Colección Patricia Phelps de Cisneros (CPPC) and Independent Curators International (ICI) are pleased to announce an open call for curators: The 2013 Colección Patricia Phelps de Cisneros Travel Award for Central America and the Caribbean. In its second edition, this travel award will support a contemporary art curator based anywhere in the world to travel to Central America and the Caribbean to conduct research about art and cultural activities in the region. Intending to generate new collaborations with artists, curators, museums, and cultural centers in the area, this award will cover curatorial residencies, studio visits, and/or archival research.
La Colección Patricia Phelps de Cisneros (CPPC) e Independent Curators International (ICI) se complacen en anunciar la convocatoria a la Beca 2013 Colección Patricia Phelps de Cisneros para viajes de investigación en Centroamérica y el Caribe. En su segunda edición, esta beca de viajes apoyará a un curador radicado en cualquier parte del mundo para que viaje a Centro América y el Caribe a investigar sobre las escenas artísticas y las actividades culturales de la región.Read more »
ICI is pleased to announce Miguel Amado as the 2013 Curatorial Fellow. As ICI’s 2013 Curatorial Research Fellow, curator and critic Miguel Amado will develop and share knowledge about African contemporary art, including both North and Sub-Saharan Africa and the Diaspora, in order to enhance curatorial expertise about this realm.Read more »
ICI is very pleased to announce that Övül Durmuşoğlu and Mari Spirito have been awarded the ICI/SAHA Research Award with their project Ancient Works / Asar-ı Atika, a one-week research project at The Museum of Anatolian Civilizations, Ankara, Turkey. The winners of the 2012 ICI and The Dedalus Foundation Research Award are Maja Ćirić and David Ayala Alfonso, who both participated in the Curatorial Intensive in New York in Fall 2010.Read more »
The 2012 CPPC Travel Award for Central America and the Caribbean, given in honor of curator Virginia Pérez-Ratton, dedicates this section to her life and work.Read more »
Reflecting the evolving landscape of the art scene in Central America and the Caribbean, this platform will be updated as new information becomes available.Read more »
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On July 12, Pablo León de la Barra set off from London to Nicaragua to conduct his travel research. Find out where he’s headed next.
The first ICI Curatorial Fellow, Sofía Olascoaga, continues her collboration with ICI which began in February 2010 with the publication of ICI’s first DISPATCH.Read more »