Independent Curators International (ICI) supports the work of curators to help create stronger art communities through experimentation, collaboration, and international engagement. Curators are arts community leaders and organizers who champion artistic practice; build essential infrastructures and institutions; and generate public engagement with art. Our collaborative programs connect curators across generations, and across social, political and cultural borders. They form an international framework for sharing knowledge and resources — promoting cultural exchange, access to art, and public awareness for the curator’s role.
Smith, Terry. Thinking Contemporary Curating, Independent Curators International (ICI), New York, 2012. Introduction by Kate Fowle. 272 pages, 54 B&W illustrations, softcover. ISBN: 978-0-916365-86-8.
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Artforum’s “Best of 2012” chosen by Sofiá Hernández Chong Cuy.
Obrist, Hans Ulrich, do it: the compendium, Independent Curators International (ICI), New York and Distributed Art Publishers, May 2013. Foreword and acknowledgements by Kate Fowle and Frances Wu Giarratano; introduction by Hans Ulrich Obrist; essays by Bruce Altshuler, Hu Fang, Virginia Perez-Ratton, and Elizabeth Presa. 448 pages. ISBN: 978-1-938922-01-5. SOLD OUT.
Thompson, Nato, Experimental Geography, Independent Curators International (ICI), New York and Melville House, Brooklyn, 2008. Essays by Nato Thompson, Jeffrey Kastner and Trevor Paglen, with contributions from Matthew Coolidge, Iain Kerr, Lize Mogel and Damon Rich. 168 pages, 91 color and 5 black-and-white illustrations. 8.5 x 11 in., softcover. ISBN: 978-0-09-163658-6. OUT OF PRINT.
Siegal, Katy, High Times, Hard Times: New York Painting 1967-1975, Independent Curators International (ICI), New York and Distributed Art Publishers, 2006. Foreword and acknowledgement by Judith Olch Richards; essays by Dawoud Bey, Anna Chave, Robert Pincus-Witten, David Reed, Katy Siegel and Marcia Tucker. 176 pages, 50 color and 41 black-and-white illustrations, 9.5 x 6.5 in., softcover. ISBN 1-933045-39-6. SOLD OUT.
Baldessari, John, 100 Artists See God, Independent Curators International (ICI), New York, 2004. Introduction by John Baldessari and Meg Cranston; essay by Thomas McEvilley. 128 pages, 105 color illustrations, 8.5 x 11 in., softcover. ISBN: 0-916365-68-9. SOLD OUT.
Ceruti, Mary, Freedman, Matt and Najafi, Sina, The Paper Sculpture Book, Independent Curators International (ICI), Sculpture Center, and Cabinet Magazine, 2003. Introduction by Mary Ceruti, Matt Freedman, and Sina Najafi; essay by Frances Richard. 160 pages, 81 color illustrations. 9.75 x 13.25 in., softcover. ISBN: 0-916365-69-7. OUT OF PRINT.
Hobbs, Robert, Mark Lombardi: Global Networks, Independent Curators International (ICI), New York, 2003. Essays by Robert Hobbs and Frances Richard. 128 pages, 53 color and 11 black-and-white illustrations, 9.25 x 11 in., softcover. ISBN: 0-916365-67-0. OUT OF PRINT.
Schaffner, Ingrid, Pictures, Patents, Monkeys, and More…On Collecting, Independent Curators International (ICI), New York, 2001. Essays by Ingrid Schaffner, Fred Wilson, and Werner Muensterberger. 72 pages. ISBN: 9780916365592. SOLD OUT.