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.
Who is to say what is normal and what is disorder, especially when it comes to the human mind? The contemporary artists whose works are presented in Slightly Unbalanced venture into this slippery and suggestive territory, exposing psychological afflictions, mental quirks, and odd character traits. Viewers’ responses will range from discomfort to empathy, even laughter, as many facets of the human condition come into sharp focus.
Hapgood, Susan, Slightly Unbalanced, Independent Curators International (ICI), New York, 2008. 72 pages, 42 color and 3 black-and-white illustrations, 6 x 9 in., softcover. ISBN: 0-916365-78-3. $19.95.
Essays by Susan Hapgood and Susan M. Andersen.