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Jodi Throckmorton

Jodi Throckmorton is the curator of contemporary art at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts (PAFA) in Philadelphia. Before joining PAFA in fall 2014, she was curator of modern and contemporary art at the Ulrich Museum of Art at Wichita State University in Kansas and had previously been associate curator at the San Jose Museum of Art in California. She organized the exhibition and publications for Rina Banerjee: Make Me a Summary of the World (2018) with Lauren Dickens and Postdate: Photography and Inherited History in India (2015). Her other recent projects include Nick Cave: Rescue (2018), Paul Chan: Pillowsophia (2017), Melt/Carve/Forge: Embodied Sculptures by Cassils (2016). Alyson Shotz: Plane Weave (2016), Bruce Conner: Somebody Else’s Prints (2014), Questions from the Sky: New Work by Hung Liu (2013), Dive Deep: Eric Fischl and the Process of Painting (2013), Ranu Mukherjee: Telling Fortunes (2012), and This Kind of Bird Flies Backward: Paintings by Joan Brown (2011). Most recently, Throckmorton curated a retrospective exhibition and publication on the work of Joan Semmel.

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Emily Stamey

Dr. Emily Stamey is Curator and Head of Exhibitions at the Weatherspoon Art Museum at the University of North Carolina, Greensboro. Her most recent projects include To the Hoop: Basketball and Contemporary Art and Dread & Delight: Fairy Tales in an Anxious World, along with solo exhibitions of work by Angela Fraleigh, Sanford Biggers, and Hank Willis Thomas. She is currently preparing Gilded: Contemporary Artists Explore Value & Worth, which opens in fall 2022. Stamey has held curatorial positions at the Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art in Arizona and the Ulrich Museum of Art at Wichita State University in Kansas. Her research focuses on the social histories of modern and contemporary art in the United States. She holds an MA and PhD in art history from the University of Kansas and a BA in art history from Grinnell College in Iowa.

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Ciara Ennis

Since 2007, Ciara Ennis has taught and been director and curator of Pitzer College Art Galleries. Her exhibitions include Sadie Barnette: Legacy & Legend, Elana Mann: Instruments of Accountability, Andrea Bowers: #sweetjane, Juan Downey: Radiant Nature, Manifesto: A Moderate Proposal, and Racial Imaginary (a visual art corollary to Claudia Rankine’s book of the same name). Ennis has been a panelist/moderator/guest speaker for the American Studies Association, the International Sculpture Conference, the AAMG conference, the California Community Foundation, the Rijksakademie Amsterdam, and the Victoria and Albert Museum. She has a MA (RCA) from the Royal College of Art in Contemporary Curatorial Practice and a PhD in Cultural Studies/Museum Studies from Claremont Graduate University.

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Juan Downey: Radiant Nature

Curators Robert Crouch and Ciara Ennis will discuss the work of the Chilean artist, Juan Downey, who is the focus of the two-part exhibition, Juan Downey: Radiant Nature.

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Laura Allred Hurtado

Laura Allred Hurtado is the Executive Director of the Utah Museum of Contemporary Art. As a director, curator, and writer, her practice explores issues of gender, belief, identity, and the local. She is the author of numerous texts including the most recent Actual Source publication, A 15 Year Expanse (2020); UMOCA Press, Baggage: Alex Caldiero: In Retrospect (2021); and the forthcoming Oxford University Press, Object/Belief (2025). She has curated exhibitions in New York City and throughout Utah, most recently a retrospective of the Guerrilla Girls (2020) as well as a collaborative exhibition with For Freedoms artist collective (2022).

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Craig Hadley

Craig Hadley serves as the Executive Director and Chief Curator of the Dennos Museum Center at Northwestern Michigan College. Prior to his arrival at the Dennos in 2019, Mr. Hadley held administrative and curatorial roles at DePauw University and Beloit College respectively. He earned a master’s degree in History and Museum Studies from the University of Missouri (2008) and a bachelor’s degree from Beloit College (2006). Most recently, he completed an Executive Certificate in Nonprofit Management from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University (2017).

Mr. Hadley is an active board member of the Association of Academic Museums & Galleries (AAMG), serves as a grant reviewer for the Institute of Museum and Library Services and the National Endowment for the Humanities, and volunteers as an accreditation reviewer for the American Alliance of Museums. His writing has appeared in The Museum Review, AAM’s Museum magazine, and on the Institute of Museum and Library Services’ website.

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Arahmaiani

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Heather Nickles

Heather Nickels joined the Memphis Brooks Museum of Art (MBMA) in August 2019 as the Joyce Blackmon Curatorial Fellow of African American Art and Art of the African Diaspora. From June 5 - August 29, 2021, Ms. Nickels’ fellowship exhibition Persevere and Resist: The Strong Black Women of Elizabeth Catlett was on-view at the MBMA. This exhibition, which received funding from the Terra Foundation in American Art, was accompanied by a fully illustrated scholarly catalogue published by Paul Hoberton Press in the U.K., and included essays by Ms. Nickels and Catlett expert, Dr. Melanie Herzog. Accompanying the exhibition was a video which featured Black women and girls in Memphis (including Ms. Nickels) speaking aloud the narrative titles of The Black Woman series, a set of fifteen prints created by the artist Elizabeth Catlett in 1946-7. Another short film, produced by the arts non-profit Shifting Vision, highlighted the trope of the “StrongBlackWoman” in Nickels’ exhibition, as well as in popular culture and media.

Prior to arriving in Memphis, she completed a M.A. with Distinction in the History of Art from The Courtauld Institute of Art in London. Her dissertation focused on the short-lived “Little Paris Group” art collective and workshop active in Washington D.C. in the 1940s and 1950s. She graduated cum laude with a B.A in Art History from Barnard College in 2016. Her thesis explored the representation of servants and domestic workers in eighteenth-century French paintings.

Ms. Nickels has worked for several American non- and for-profit arts institutions, such as the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the New Museum of Contemporary Art, The Courtauld Gallery, The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), Sperone Westwater Gallery and Andrea Rosen Gallery. For two years, she worked as a project research associate for independent art historian Dr. Denise Murrell on the exhibition, Posing Modernity: The Black Model from Manet and Matisse to Today | Le Modèle noir, de Géricault à Matisse, which opened at the Wallach Gallery, Columbia University in 2018 and later traveled to the Orsay Museum in Paris.

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Mithu Sen

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Sayan Chanda

Sayan Chanda (1989, India) is a Kolkata (India) born artist and textile practitioner living and working in London (UK). He holds a MAFA from Camberwell College of Arts (UAL), London and a B.DES in Textiles from the National Institute of Design, India.

Sayan’s practice revolves around indigenous votive and ritual objects, investigating their materiality, transience and relationship to people or spaces. His work is informed by folklore, vernacular material culture and quotidian objects. He draws parallels between craft and votives and underscores the transformative ability of making by hand. He works with textiles, ceramics and found materials of personal resonance such as used Kantha quilts from Bengal, deconstructing, knotting, folding, embroidering and weaving them into objects, reliefs and tapestries. He shifts between intuitive making and laboured crafting, working with repetitive gestures, building systems as the work progresses.

Sayan has exhibited internationally at galleries including South London Gallery (London, UK), Saatchi Gallery (London, UK) and Nature Morte (New Delhi, India). He has been a part of London Craft Week and London Design Week. In 2022, he will be attending the Thread artist residency in Senegal, run by the Josef and Anni Albers Foundation.

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Patrina Mununggurr

Patrina Mununggurr (b.1988, Nhulunbuy, Northern Territory; Clan: Djapu; Moiety: Dhuwa; Homeland: Waṉḏawuy, Lives and works in Yirrkala, North East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory) is one of the leading cinematographers at The Mulka Project and is a competent film editor and post-production technician. Her initial work was largely documenting community events but quickly expanded as her skills and enthusiasm for cinematography developed and her eagerness for capturing Yolngu cultural knowledge grew. She came to predominance as a film maker after shooting and producing two ceremonial films Waṉḏawuy Dhapi and Biranybirany Dhapi out in the Yolngu homelands. These two films are still some of the most popular ceremonial movies amongst the Yolngu community.

In 2016 Patrina graduated from an AFTRS (Australian Film, Television and Radio School) short course in Melbourne and returned home inspired and completed a 7 part series documenting the hunting, preparation, and alchemy of the 7 colours of master weaver and colour dyer Langani Marika.

In 2017 Patrina delivered her first television commission for NITV, a documentary on dhapi (male initiation ceremony), titled Waṉḏawuy Dhapi and was a guest speaker on a panel at the 2017 Tarnanthi Festival. Also in 2017 Patrina produced and exhibited her first screen-based artwork at The Good Shed Gallery (Claremont WA) as part of the Earth Matters Exhibition. Her piece Gurrkurr Dhalkuma (Strengthening the Bloodlines) which was shot in 6K focused on the properties of gapan (white clay) used for Yolŋu ceremony, art and health. This exquisite film piece has been described as meditative. As well as exhibiting her film she hosted workshops at the gallery the week of the opening, sharing her cultural knowledge.

In 2018 Patrina produced another 6K film piece titled, Dhunupa’kum Nhuna Wanda (Straightening your Mind), this film piece was awarded the 2018 National Aboriginal and Torres Straight Islander Media Award.

“Mununggurr’s work is breathtakingly beautiful and intimate in its showcase of ceremony and Yolngu culture.” Rhanna Collins NITV In Focus 10 Aug 2018

In March 2019 Patrina travelled to Monash University, Caulfield and took part in a lecture to over 100 people, discussing the roles of The Mulka Project in the community of Yirrkala and later held a floor talk at MUMA discussing The Mulka Projects exhibition piece as part of the Shapes of Knowledge exhibition.

In 2020 Patrina completed a commissioned collaborative 6k film piece with Ishmael Marika which is currently displayed on a 3x16:9 screen at the University of Technology Sydney. The concept of their piece is based around Yolngu mapping and the season of Rarranhdharr. Patrina worked with the Mulka Project team on an exhibition for Sydney Biennale 2020 which was an immersive collaborative piece which weaved together the kinship relationships of Mulka artists from multiple connected Yolngu clans. The space presented enveloping projections, paired with spatial audio and at its center a larrakitj (burial pole) covered in 3D projection mapping. This was exhibited at the Art Gallery of NSW.

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Zheng Bo

ZHENG Bo (b. 1974, Beijing) lives and works on Lantau Island, Hong Kong.

Committed to more-than-human vibrancy, he investigates the past and imagines the future from the
perspectives of marginalized communities and marginalized plants. He grows weedy gardens, living
slogans, eco-queer films, and wanwu workshops to cultivate ecological wisdom beyond the
Anthropocene extinction.

His works are in the collections of Power Station of Art in Shanghai, Hong Kong Museum of Art,
Singapore Art Museum, and Hammer Museum in Los Angeles. Solo exhibitions in 2021 include:
Wanwu Council, Gropius Bau, Berlin; You are the 0.01%, Schering Stiftung, Berlin; Life is hard. Why
do we make it so easy?
, Kadoorie Farm and Botanic Garden, Hong Kong. He participated in
Liverpool Biennial (2021), Yokohama Triennale (2020), Manifesta (2018), Taipei Biennial (2018), and
Shanghai Biennial (2016).

Zheng Bo studied with Douglas Crimp and received his PhD from the Graduate Program in Visual &
Cultural Studies, University of Rochester. He taught at China Academy of Art from 2010 to 2013, and
currently teaches at the School of Creative Media, City University of Hong Kong, where he leads the
Wanwu Practice Group.

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Katie West

Katie West is an interdisciplinary artist and Yindjibarndi woman of the Pilbara Tablelands, with a strong sense of home in Noongar Boodja. The process and notion of naturally dyeing fabric underpin her practice – the rhythm of walking, gathering, bundling, boiling up water and infusing materials with plant matter. Katie creates objects, installations and happenings, that invite attention to the ways we weave our stories, places, histories and futures.
Katie’s first significant commission Decolonist, for Next Wave Festival 2016, explored how meditation is a way to decolonise the self. In 2017 Katie completed a Master of Contemporary Art at the Victorian College of the Arts, University of Melbourne, graduating as the recipient of the Dominik Mersch Gallery Award and the Falls Creek Resort Indigenous Award. 

Other selected exhibitions include:
A Biography of Daphne, ACCA, Melbourne VIC; Radical Ecologies, PICA, Perth WA; Roll on, Roll on, Phenomena (until you are no more), curated by Eloise Sweetman, Jan van Eyck Academy, The Netherlands; Warna (ground), Caves Gallery, Melbourne VIC; wilayi bangarrii, wanyaarri (go for a walk, listen), Dominik Mersch Gallery, Sydney NSW; Installation Contemporary, Sydney Contemporary 2019, Carriageworks, Sydney NSW; Clearing, TarraWarra Museum of Art, Healesville VIC.
Katie also shares a collaborative project with artist and writer Fayen d’Evie entitled Museum Incognita. Sparked by asking what forms a decolonised museum may take, Museum Incognita revisits neglected, concealed or obscured histories and activates embodied readings of place. Exhibitions and residencies for the Museum Incognita project include: Marrgu Residency, Durrmu Arts & Agency Projects; When the other meets the other, curated by Biljana Ciric, Cultural Centre of Belgrade, Serbia; Summer Residency: Museum Incognita, Blindside, Melbourne VIC; A thousand times the rolling sun, curated by Gabriel Curtin, HM Prison, Beechworth, VIC; and the University of Melbourne’s Department of Geography Artist in Residence Program.

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Tabita Rezaire

Tabita Rezaire is infinity longing to experience itself in human form. Her path as an artist, devotee, yogi, doula, and soon to be farmer is all geared towards manifesting the divine in herself and beyond. As an eternal seeker, Tabita’s yearning for connection finds expression in her cross-dimensional practices, which envision network sciences - organic, electronic and spiritual - as healing technologies to serve the shift towards heart consciousness.

Embracing digital, corporeal and ancestral memory, she digs into scientific imaginaries and mystical realms to tackle the colonial wounds and energetic misalignments that affect the songs of our body-mind-spirits. Tabita’s work is rooted in time-spaces where technology and spirituality merge as fertile ground to nourish visions for connection and emancipation. Through screen interfaces and healing circles, her offerings aim to nurture our collective growth and expand our capacity for togetherness.

Tabita is based near Cayenne in French Guyana, where she is currently studying Agriculture and birthing AMAKABA - her vision for collective healing in the Amazonian forest. Tabita is devoted to becoming a mother to the world.

Her offerings have been shared widely – Centre Pompidou, Paris; MASP, São Paulo; Serpentine, London; MoMa, NY; New Museum, NY; Gropius Bau, Berlin; MMOMA, Moscow; Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago; ICA London; V&A London; National Gallery Denmark; The Broad LA; MoCADA, NY; Tate Modern, London; Museum of Modern Art, Paris – and presented for international biennales in Shanghai, Guangzhou, Kochi, Athens, and Berlin.

She is represented by the Goodman Gallery in South Africa.

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Zarina Muhammad

Zarina Muhammad is an artist, educator and researcher whose practice is deeply entwined with a critical re-examination of oral histories, ethnographic literature and other historiographic accounts about Southeast Asia. Working at the intersections of performance, installation, text, ritual, sound, moving image and participatory practice, she is interested in the broader contexts of myth-making, haunted historiographies and role of the artist as “cultural ventriloquist” who lends polyphonic voices to data-driven systems and shapeshifting worlds. She has been working on a long-term interdisciplinary project on Southeast Asia’s provisional relationship to the otherworldly, spectrality, ritual magic and the immaterial against the dynamics of global modernity, the social production of rationality and environmental histories.

In addition to presenting recent incarnations of her projects, performances and installations at Singapore Art Museum (Singapore), ArtScience Museum (Singapore), NTU Centre of Contemporary Art (Singapore), Objectifs Centre for Photography and Film (Singapore), T-Works (Singapore), Indonesia Contemporary Art Network (Indonesia), Museum of Contemporary Art Taipei (Taiwan,) she has also presented her work and been involved in projects across Asia Pacific and Europe. She has been nominated as a finalist for several awards such as the President Young Talent, The Paulo Cunha e Silva Art Prize and most recently The Julius Baer Next Generation Art Prize.

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lololol

lololol is a boundless laughter, an endless extension of lol (laugh out loud), an acronym that appears to be constructed by the building blocks of I-Ching and/or computer code. Founded by Xia Lin and Sheryl Cheung in 2013, the artist collective focuses on how emotions and body politics are informed by diverse technology cultures, with special interest in martial arts and Tao-informed philosophies. Their scope of technological interests ranges from ancient knowledge of martial arts, medicine to all kinds of contemporary inventions. “Future Tao” is the group’s ongoing initiative to engage with Taoist mind and body practices as an alternative approach to technological exploration.

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Hylozoic/Desires (Himali Singh Soin & David Soin Tappeser)

Hylozoic/Desires (Himali Singh Soin & David Soin Tappeser) is a multi-media performance duo whose work combines experimental poetry and improvisational jazz drums in order to conjure borgesian, speculative futures or multiverses. H/D aspire toward a flat ontological ether in which all forms of life—solid, stone, spirit or human—are equal. H/D’s sense of time and space is messy. H/D’s research orbits around (non)place and history as a lens through which to look upon the multiple materialities of contemporary existence. H/D is concerned with the (poly)rhythms of love and the bea(s)t of belonging. They use metaphor as an event, as a force of attraction that holds otherwise distant entities together.

Himali is a writer and artist based between London and Delhi. She uses metaphors from outer space and the natural environment to construct imaginary cosmologies of interferences, entanglements, deep voids, debris, delays, alienation, distance and intimacy. In doing this, she thinks through ecological loss, and the loss of home, seeking shelter somewhere in the radicality of love. Her speculations are performed in audio-visual, immersive environments.

david soin tappeser is a drummer, composer and performance artist based between london and new delhi. his practice revolves around experimentation, improvisation and the manipulation of time through rhythm. He plays with the thin place between structure and serendipity to traverse multiple time zones and code narratives otherwise unspeakable. his approach to the drum set puts strong emphasis on the aesthetics of tone, sound and dynamics and is influenced by long periods of time spent in india, italy, nepal and mexico.

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Lhola Amira

Lhola Amira was born in 1984 in Gugulethu, South Africa, and currently lives and works in Cape Town, South Africa. Amira’s practice includes ‘Appearance’, photography, video and sculpture presented under the term ‘Constellations’. Amira (pronouns THEY, THEIR) has been awarded a number of residencies, namely the AiRS (Artist in Residence Skövde Art Museum) residency in Skövde, Sweden in 2017; the Jiwar Creation and Society residency in Barcelona, Spain in 2015; and at Vasl Artists’ Collective in Islamabad, Pakistan in 2010.

In 2021, Amira was included in Triennale for Contemporary Art, Paradise Kortrijk in Belgium as well as a group exhibition showcasing international video works at Sadie Coles HQ, in London, UK. Amira was included in NIRIN, the 22nd Sydney Biennale curated by Brook Andrews, at Cockatoo Island in Sydney, Australia and Raupenimmersattism: The Affluent Society as Consumed Society or the Myth of Endless Production and Consumption, a group exhibition at SAVVY Contemporary in Berlin, Germany, all in 2020. Further notable group exhibitions include: KUBATANA, at Vestfossen Kunstlaboratorium in Vestfossen, Norway; Present Passing at OSAGE Gallery in Hong Kong, China; Wall Eyes, curated by Ilaria Bernadi, at Keyes Art Mile in Johannesburg, South Africa and Ngoma, at the Johannesburg Art Gallery (JAG) all in in 2019; The Powers of Emotions Symposium at the Centre Pompidou in Paris, France; the 33rd São Paulo Biennial, Affective Affinities, curated by Gabriel Pérez-Barreiro and Forward? Forward! Forward … at the Stellenbosch University Museum in Stellenbosch, South Africa, all in 2018; African Voices: Confronting Frontiers of Reality at the National Gallery of Zimbabwe in Harare, Zimbabwe and 29º06’S 26º13’E, [Appearance] as part of Museum Night, curated by Jay Pather, at the Zeitz Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCAA) in Cape Town, South Africa, both in 2017.

In 2019 Amira notably presented DITAOLA: DIVINING BONES, curated by Mariella Franzoni as part of the Barcelona LOOP Festival City Screen Program at L&B Gallery in Barcelona, Spain, Abalozi Bayeza / Os Deuses Estão Chegando, at SMAC Gallery in Johannesburg followed by BAYEZA naMAYEZA / De Kommer Med Medicin at the Skövde Konsthall & Konstmeséum in Skövde, Sweden. THEY have presented screenings and talks at various occasions including: the Goethe Institut in Salvador de Bahia, Brazil, and the Göteborg Film Festival, both in 2018 and Part of the Labyrinth – art and history writing at the Gothenburg City Library in Gothenburg, Sweden in 2019.

Further selected solo Constellations and Appearances include: SINKING: Xa Sinqamla Unxubo at SMAC Gallery in Cape Town in 2018; LAGOM: Breaking Bread with The Self-Righteous at SMAC Gallery in Cape Town and Looking for Ghana & The Red Suitcase at SMAC Gallery in Stellenbosch, both in 2017.

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Ackroyd & Harvey

Heather Ackroyd and Dan Harvey (born. June 1959/ December 1959, England) create works that intersect art, activism, architecture, biology, ecology and history. Referencing memory and time, nature and culture, urban political ecologies and degradation of the living planet, their time-based practice reveals an intrinsic bias towards process and event.  Processes of germination, growth and decay (organic and inorganic) feature in artworks that often evolve through extended research in response to people and place, interfacing their long-standing interest in local ecologies and global planetary concerns with socio-political paradigms.  Artist-activists, Ackroyd & Harvey are regarded as some of the leading advocates in placing the climate and ecological emergency at the centre of the artistic landscape and have extensive experience of working with world-leading scientists to activate a greater public discourse on ethics and aesthetics, activism within art-making and cultural adaptation to the climate emergency.  In 2019, the artists co-founded Culture Declares Emergency.  They give keynotes and public presentations as an integral part of their practice, and contribute writings to books and journals.

They have exhibited internationally in galleries, museums, public spaces and sites of special interest including:  Tate Modern, London, UK; Royal Academy of Arts, London, UK; Ashmolean, Oxford, UK; ARoS Triennial, Denmark; WOMADelaide, Australia; Spencer Museum of Art, Kansas, USA; The David Attenborough Building, Cambridge, UK; Jardin des Plantes, Paris, France; Le Cent-Quatre, Paris, France; Derry/Londonderry City of Culture; Federica Schiavo Gallery, Rome, Italy; The 3rd Art & Science International Exhibition and Symposium, Beijing, China; The Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, Boston, USA; Royal Society, London, UK; Natural History Museum, London, UK.

Beuys’ Acorns is an open-ended research project initiated in 2007 when the artists germinated hundreds of acorns collected from Joseph Beuys’s seminal artwork 7000 Oaks - City Forestation Not City Administration. Today, they have over 170 surviving young trees, 100 of which are currently in exhibition at Tate Modern in London to commemorate Beuys’ centenary and Tate’s declaration of climate emergency in 2019. Drawing on the agency of ideas integral to the provenance of the seeds, the trees have acted as both artwork and catalyst for a public research process carried out in galleries, museums, botanic gardens, sites of special interest and exhibition spaces across the UK and France. The initial research phase focused on Beuys’ statement that all towns and cities should become ‘forest-like’, and culminated in a six city road tour across France and formed the inspiration to a large-scale intervention, Radical Action Reaction, premiering early December 2015 at the Jardin des Plantes in Paris during the United Nations Conference of All Parties on Climate Change, COP21. Between 2016-2018 the artists were involved in a direct activist phase to seek ecological/social justice to protect threatened rural landscapes in England from fossil fuel exploitation resulting in a win to protect Leith Hill, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty close to their studio home in Surrey, from fracking. They are currently exploring regenerative plant-based culture through a critical understanding of the latest emerging science that sheds new light on trees, how photosynthesis is the true economy and the regeneration of local ecologies as a way to revalue our relationship with Nature.

In their multi-award winning photographic work, blades of seedling grass provide a highly light-sensitive surface that the artists use to create a unique form of photography, imprinting complex images in the living material through the controlled production of chlorophyll. They have received the Royal Academy Rose Award, Wu Guanzhong Prize for Art & Innovation, L’Oreal Art and Science of Colour Grand Prize, NESTA Pioneer Award, Wellcome Trust Sci-Art Award, and exhibited worldwide including the Spencer Museum of Art, Kansas; WOMADelaide, Australia; Le Centquatre-Paris, France; Festival Images, Switzerland; Hangar Bicocca, Milan, Italy; Void, Derry, N. Ireland; Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, Boston, USA; Mostra SESC des Artes, Brazil; Chicago Public Arts Program, USA; Rice Gallery, Houston, USA.

Equally renowned for their monumental architectural interventions, Ackroyd & Harvey act upon iconic or heritage buildings with living plant material, intercepting perceptions of place and landscape. The growing vertical wall can be seen as a dislocated fragment of nature in the urban space: a gravity-defying artefact of the natural where the first shoots of living blades point to the potential of place to be renewed. Commissions include the ARoS Triennial, Aarhus Art Museum, Denmark; Derry/Londonderry City of Culture 2013; Royal National Theatre, London; Dilston Grove, London, UK; 9th Sculpture Quadrennial, Riga, Latvia; Wellington Festival of Arts, New Zealand; Theaterhaus Gessneralle, Zurich, Switzerland.

They have been recipients of prestigious public art awards including a commission for the inauguration of the David Attenborough Building in Cambridge 2016, whereby they realized a series of new works to work with the Museum of Zoology, Department of Zoology and the Cambridge Conservation Initiative. In 2015 they completed History Trees, a major public art commission for the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, London, where a series of individual sculptures comprising semi-mature trees holding six meter diameter engraved rings mark ten of the major entrances into the park.

Public exchanges, keynotes, conversations and live open-ended research are integral to their approach and practice, and Ackroyd & Harvey give many high-profile keynote lectures and presentations, notably Declaring Emergency: Museums and the Climate Crisis, Courtauld Institute of Art, London; Big Botany, Spencer Museum, Kansas; How to be a COPtomist, Kings College, London; On Energy, Banff Centre, Canada; Environmental Funders Network, Cambridge, UK; COCE/Conference on Communication and Environment, University of Colorada, Boulder; ‘Nobel Laureate Symposium’ on Creativity, Leadership and Climate Change at London’s Science Museum; ‘Art + Alchemy’ Trinity College, Cambridge; EARTH: Art of a Changing World, Royal Academy of Arts, London; Smith School, Oxford; London School of Economics, UK; the Royal Society, London; Royal Institute of British Architects, London; Tate Britain, London; Royal National Theatre, London; Manchester International Festival, UK; Courtauld Institute, London; Harvard University, Boston, USA; San Francisco Institute of Arts, USA; Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, Boston, USA.

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Actions for the Earth: Art, Care & Ecology

Actions for the Earth: Art, Care & Ecology is a traveling exhibition that considers kinship, healing, and restorative interventions as artistic practices and strategies to foster a deeper consciousness of our interconnectedness with the earth.

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Liz Park

Liz Park is Richard Armstrong Curator of Contemporary Art at Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh. She was most recently Curator of Exhibitions at the University at Buffalo Art Galleries, State University of New York, and was Associate Curator of the 2018 Carnegie International. She has curated exhibitions at a wide range of institutions, including Western Front, Vancouver; The Kitchen, New York; Institute of Contemporary Art at the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia; Miller Institute for Contemporary Art at Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh; and Seoul Art Space Geumcheon. Her writing has been published by Afterall online, Afterimage, ArtAsiaPacific, Performa magazine, Fillip, Yishu: A Journal of Contemporary Chinese Art, Pluto Press, and Ryerson University Press, among others. She was a Helena Rubinstein Fellow at the Whitney Independent Study Program in 2011–12 and Whitney-Lauder Curatorial Fellow at ICA Philadelphia in 2013–15. Her research interests include mobility and migration as well as representations of violence in the colonial present.

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Towards Accountability: Art and Institutions on Indigenous Territories

Towards Accountability: Art and Institutions on Indigenous Territories is an event series curated and moderated by Jordan Wilson ICI’s Inaugural Indigenous Curatorial Research Fellow. The series will bring together artists, curators, and other thinkers who will share experiences and engage in conversation on the actions and responsibilities of contemporary art institutions, public art on Indigenous lands, and Indigenous curatorial and artistic practices.

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Eva Mayhabal Davis

Eva Mayhabal Davis (b. Toluca, Mexico) She/Her is a Co-Director at Transmitter, focusing on collaborative working models for exhibitions, text, and public programs. Independent curatorial projects have been hosted at BronxArtSpace, Expressiones Cultural Center, MECA International Art Fair, Queens Museum, Smack Mellon, and NARS Foundation. Her work in advocacy and equity for social justice values through the arts and culture is rooted through her work as an Intake Paralegal at UnLocal, Inc, a non-profit organization that provides direct legal aid and community education to New York City’s undocumented immigrant communities. She is a founding member of El Salón, a meetup for cultural producers based in NYC. She has spoken on her curatorial work at the Artist Space, Queens Museum, The 8th Floor, Brooklyn College, and Queensborough Community College. Her writing has been featured in exhibition catalogs and publications such as Foundwork, Arte Fuse, Art Spiel, the Hemispheric Institute’s Cuadernos, and Nueva Luz: Photographic Journal. She is an alumnus of the Art & Law Program Fellowship (2018), NALAC Leadership Advocacy Fellowship (2019), NYFA Leadership Boot Camp (2019), and Art & Cultural Heritage Law Program (2020). Based in occupied Lenapehoking (New York City). http://www.evamayha.com/

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Towards Accountability: Art and Institutions on Indigenous Territories

Towards Accountability: Art and Institutions on Indigenous Territories is an event series curated and moderated by Jordan Wilson ICI’s Inaugural Indigenous Curatorial Research Fellow. The series will bring together artists, curators, and other thinkers who will share experiences and engage in conversation on the actions and responsibilities of contemporary art institutions, public art on Indigenous lands, and Indigenous curatorial and artistic practices.

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Emily Johnson

Emily Johnson is an artist who makes body-based work. She is a land and water protector and an organizer for justice, sovereignty and well-being. A Bessie Award-winning choreographer, Guggenheim Fellow and recipient of the Doris Duke Artist Award, she is based in Lenapehoking / New York City. Emily is of the Yup’ik Nation, and since 1998 has created work that considers the experience of sensing and seeing performance. Her dances function as portals and care processions, they engage audienceship within and through space, time, and environment- interacting with a place’s architecture, peoples, history and role in building futures. Emily is trying to make a world where performance is part of life; where performance is an integral connection to each other, our environment, our stories, our past, present and future.

Emily hosts monthly ceremonial fires on Mannahatta in partnership with Abrons Arts Center and Karyn Recollet. She was a co-compiler of the document, Creating New Futures: Guidelines for Ethics and Equity in the Performing Arts and is part of an advisory group, with Reuben Roqueni, Ed Bourgeois, Lori Pourier, Ronee Penoi, and Vallejo Gantner - developing a First Nations Performing Arts Network.

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Towards Accountability: Art and Institutions on Indigenous Territories

Towards Accountability: Art and Institutions on Indigenous Territories is an event series curated and moderated by Jordan Wilson ICI’s Inaugural Indigenous Curatorial Research Fellow. The series will bring together artists, curators, and other thinkers who will share experiences and engage in conversation on the actions and responsibilities of contemporary art institutions, public art on Indigenous lands, and Indigenous curatorial and artistic practices.

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Daouda Keïta

Daouda Keïta is the Executive Director of the Musée national du Mali in Bamako, Mali’s national museum of archaeological and ethnographic collections and contemporary art. An archeologist and professor at the Université des Sciences Sociales et de Gestion de Bamako, he has dedicated his work to defend cultural heritage by forming partnerships with local communities and creating educational platforms to combat the looting of archeological sites and trafficking of artifacts. He was, for example, one of the co-founders of the “banques culturelles,” local institutions created across Mali as village museums, to provide communities with economic, social and educational opportunities through culture, aiming to address the dynamics that lead to the sale of cultural objects and to develop a sense of community ownership of archeological sites and cultural heritage to act against looting. Keïta’s vision for the Musée national du Mali is to create an open space for exchange that benefits Malian culture.

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Curator’s Perspective: Koyo Kouoh and Daouda Keïta

Two visionaries in the museum field in Africa, Koyo Kouoh, Chief Curator and Executive Director of Zeitz MOCAA in Cape Town, South Africa, and Daouda Keïta, Executive Director of the Musée national du Mali in Bamako, Mali, will be in conversation as part of ICI’s Curator’s Perspective talk series.

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Denise Ryner

Denise Ryner is the Director/Curator at Or Gallery, Vancouver (2017-present). She’s also an associate curator in collaboration with Anselm Franke at the Visual Arts and Film Department of Haus der Kulturen der Welt, Berlin. 

Her curatorial, research, and writing interests include place-as-agent in exhibition-making and the cultural production of transnational counterflows of the 19th and 20th centuries. In 2019 she co-organized the Bodies, Borders, Fields symposium with writer Yaniya Lee. Independent curatorial projects include Common Cause: before and beyond the global (Mercer Union/Toronto, 2018), Bodies of Fact: The Archive from Witness to Voice (HKW/Berlin, 2017), Harbour/Haven, in collaboration with Tonel (‘thirstDays’ VIVO Media Arts/Vancouver, 2016), Interim Measures (8-11 Project Space,  Toronto, 2015), Projections at the Perel (SFU Galleries/SWARM 2015) and Rain or Shine Saturdays (SFU Galleries). She has written for Canadian Art, Blackflash, C Mag,  FUSE, and guest co-edited Canadian Art’s Fall 2020 Chroma issue with Yaniya Lee.  She has taught in ECUAD’s Curatorial Studies program as both a guest and sessional lecturer.

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Towards Accountability: Art and Institutions on Indigenous Territories

Towards Accountability: Art and Institutions on Indigenous Territories is an event series curated and moderated by Jordan Wilson ICI’s Inaugural Indigenous Curatorial Research Fellow. The series will bring together artists, curators, and other thinkers who will share experiences and engage in conversation on the actions and responsibilities of contemporary art institutions, public art on Indigenous lands, and Indigenous curatorial and artistic practices.

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Lori Blondeau

Lori Blondeau is Cree/Saulteaux/Métis from Saskatchewan. Since the 1990s, Blondeau’s artistic practice in the fields of performance, photography and installation, along with her curatorial work and activities as co-founder and Executive Director of the Indigenous art collective TRIBE, has proved decisive to the ever-increasing centrality of Indigenous art and knowledge production in Canada. With her performances, which include Are You My Mother? (2000), Sisters (2002) and States of Grace (2007) and photographic work, including COSMOSQUAW (1996), Lonely Surfer Squaw (1997) and Asinîy Iskwew (2016), Blondeau’s practice, both as a solo artist and in collaboration with fellow Visual artists including Visual Artists James Luna, Rebecca Belmore, Shelly Niro and Adrian Stimson, demonstrates a clarity of focus which is remarkable for its precision, humour and strength. Her photographic and installation work has been exhibited in group and solo exhibitions at the Art Gallery of Windsor (Ontario), Kelowna Art Gallery, the Art Gallery of Alberta (Edmonton) and Remai Modern (Saskatoon) among numerous others. Her performance pieces have been showcased at Nuit Blanche (Saskatoon and Winnipeg), VIVO (Vancouver), Art Gallery of Ontario (Toronto) and the 2007 Venice Biennial. Blondeau has participated in panel discussions and given lectures at the AGO, the University of Saskatchewan (Saskatoon), the IAIA Museum of Contemporary Native Arts (Santa Fe) and the 2020 Sydney Biennale. Since 2018, Blondeau is an Assistant Professor of Indigenous Art at the University of Manitoba School of Art; sat on the Advisory Panel for the Canada Council, Visual Arts program and served as a member of the Aboriginal Curatorial Collective. Blondeau was a recipient of the 2021 Governor General’s Award in Visual and Media Arts.

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Towards Accountability: Art and Institutions on Indigenous Territories

Towards Accountability: Art and Institutions on Indigenous Territories is an event series curated and moderated by Jordan Wilson ICI’s Inaugural Indigenous Curatorial Research Fellow. The series will bring together artists, curators, and other thinkers who will share experiences and engage in conversation on the actions and responsibilities of contemporary art institutions, public art on Indigenous lands, and Indigenous curatorial and artistic practices.

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Ange Loft

Ange Loft is an interdisciplinary performing artist and initiator from Kahnawake Kanienkehaka Territory, working in Toronto. She is an ardent collaborator, consultant, facilitator, and mentor working in storyweaving, arts-based research, wearable sculpture, and Haudenosaunee history. Ange is also a vocalist with the Juno and Polaris nominated music collective YAMANTAKA//SONIC TITAN. Ange is Associate Artistic Director of Jumblies Theatre, where she directs the Talking Treaties initiative.

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Towards Accountability: Art and Institutions on Indigenous Territories

Towards Accountability: Art and Institutions on Indigenous Territories is an event series curated and moderated by Jordan Wilson ICI’s Inaugural Indigenous Curatorial Research Fellow. The series will bring together artists, curators, and other thinkers who will share experiences and engage in conversation on the actions and responsibilities of contemporary art institutions, public art on Indigenous lands, and Indigenous curatorial and artistic practices.

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Jackson Polys - Collaborators - Independent Curators International

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Jackson Polys

Jackson Polys is a multi-disciplinary artist belonging to Tlingit territory, living and working between what are currently called Alaska and New York. He holds an MFA in Visual Arts from Columbia University (2015) and was the recipient of a 2017 Native Arts and Cultures Foundation Mentor Artist Fellowship. He is a core contributor to New Red Order (NRO), a public secret society that, with an interdisciplinary network of Informants, co-produces video, performance, and installation works that confront desires for indigeneity, settler-colonial tendencies and obstacles to Indigenous growth and agency.  His individual and collaborative works have appeared at the Alaska State Museum, Anchorage Museum, Artists Space, Burke Museum, eflux, Haus der Kulturen der Welt Berlin, Images Festival, MIT, Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit, Museum of Modern Art, New York Film Festival, Park Avenue Armory, Sundance Film Festival, Union Docs, Toronto Biennial of Art, Walker Arts Center, and the Whitney Museum of American Art, including the Whitney Biennial 2019, among other institutions.

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Towards Accountability: Art and Institutions on Indigenous Territories

Towards Accountability: Art and Institutions on Indigenous Territories is an event series curated and moderated by Jordan Wilson ICI’s Inaugural Indigenous Curatorial Research Fellow. The series will bring together artists, curators, and other thinkers who will share experiences and engage in conversation on the actions and responsibilities of contemporary art institutions, public art on Indigenous lands, and Indigenous curatorial and artistic practices.

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Kimberley Moulton

Kimberley Moulton is a Yorta Yorta woman and writer and curator. She is currently Senior Curator, South-Eastern Aboriginal Collections at Museums Victoria, and Artistic Associate for RISING Festival Melbourne. Kimberley works with knowledge, histories, and futures at the intersection of First Peoples historical and contemporary art and making. Kimberley has held curatorial and community arts development roles at Melbourne Museum for over ten years, in 2018 she was Museums Victoria’s lead curator for Mandela: My Life, an exhibition on Nelson Mandela at Melbourne Museum in partnership with the Nelson Mandela Foundation Johannesburg and IEC exhibitions. In 2021 she was a co-curator for the inaugural Tri-Nations Indigenous Triennial at Winnipeg Art Gallery (WAG-Qaumajuq) for Naadohbii: To Draw Water  a curatorial collaboration between Melbourne Museum Australia, Pataka Art + Museum New Zealand and WAG-Qaumajuq. In 2021 Kimberley developed the project MOVING OBJECTS with RISING festival and Museums Victoria which is a framework for sustained collection access with contemporary artists, supporting the transformative potential that museum collections can have with the community and critically engaging in themes of regeneration, disruption, and renewal. Independently Kimberley has written for publications worldwide and held curatorial and research fellowships across Europe, UK, U.S.A, South Asia, and North America with a focus on research around the intersection of First Peoples contemporary practice and historical archive. In 2019 Kimberley won the Power Institute Indigenous Art Writing Award and in 2020 was the co-editor for Artlink Indigenous 40.2 Kin Constellations: Languages Waters Futures. She is Alumni of the Wesfarmers Indigenous Leadership Program National Gallery of Australia and Director on the board for Barpirdhila Foundation, Shepparton Art Museum, and the International Art Critics Association Australia branch. Kimberley is currently a PhD Candidate in curatorial practice at Monash University Melbourne.

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Towards Accountability: Art and Institutions on Indigenous Territories

Towards Accountability: Art and Institutions on Indigenous Territories is an event series curated and moderated by Jordan Wilson ICI’s Inaugural Indigenous Curatorial Research Fellow. The series will bring together artists, curators, and other thinkers who will share experiences and engage in conversation on the actions and responsibilities of contemporary art institutions, public art on Indigenous lands, and Indigenous curatorial and artistic practices.

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Ange Loft - Collaborators - Independent Curators International

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Ange Loft

Ange Loft is an interdisciplinary performing artist and initiator from Kahnawake Kanienkehaka Territory, working in Toronto. She is an ardent collaborator, consultant, facilitator and mentor working in storyweaving, arts based research, wearable sculpture and Haudenosaunee history. Ange is also a vocalist with the Juno and Polaris nominated music collective YAMANTAKA//SONIC TITAN. Ange is Associate Artistic Director of Jumblies Theatre, where she directs the Talking Treaties initiative.

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Asinnajaq

Asinnajaq is the daughter of Carol Rowan and Jobie Weetaluktuk. She is an urban Inuk from Inukjuak, Nunavik and lives in Tiohtià:ke (Montreal). Asinnajaq’s art practice spans many mediums from film to performance video, to curation, and much in between. She co-created Tilliraniit, a three-day festival celebrating Inuit art and artists. Asinnajaq wrote and directed Three Thousand (2017) a short sci-fi documentary. She co-curated Isuma’s presence in the ‘Canadian’ pavilion at the 58th Venice Biennale. She was longlisted for the 2020 Sobey Art Award. She co-curated the inaugural exhibition INUA at the Qaumajuq. Her installation “cradling river piece” is currently on view at the Plug-in ICA in When Veins Meet Like Rivers.

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Towards Accountability: Art and Institutions on Indigenous Territories

Towards Accountability: Art and Institutions on Indigenous Territories is an event series curated and moderated by Jordan Wilson ICI’s Inaugural Indigenous Curatorial Research Fellow. The series will bring together artists, curators, and other thinkers who will share experiences and engage in conversation on the actions and responsibilities of contemporary art institutions, public art on Indigenous lands, and Indigenous curatorial and artistic practices.

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2021 Ambassadors


Honoring
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Steve McQueen.

Benefit Co-Chairs:
Sydie Lansing, Marian Goodman Gallery,
Ann Schaffer, Mercedes Vilardell.

Benefit Auction Committee:
Phyllis Lally Seevers, Larry Ossei-Mensah,
Simon Preston, Hanna Schouwink, Ana Sokoloff.

Benefit Ambassadors:
56 Henry, Adam Abdalla*, Noreen Ahmad*, Sarah Arison, Yona Backer, Neil Barclay*, Nicole Berry & The Armory Show, Jeffrey Bishop*, Marianne Boesky Gallery, Tanya Bonakdar Gallery, Alexander and Bonin, Bortolami Gallery, Julia Bruck, Galerie Buchholz, Lisa Byala, Canada, James Cohan Gallery, Joseph M. Cohen, Ricki Conway, Dimitris Daskalopoulos, Lacy Davisson, Alfredo Deza, JK Brown and Eric Diefenbach, Embajada, Mia Enell, Terry A. Fassburg, Bridget Finn*, Shawna Cooper Gallancy, Rashid Johnson & Sheree Hovsepian, Kristen Lorello Gallery, Jeannie M. Grant*, Agnes Gund*, Naomi Huth, Tony Karman & EXPO CHICAGO, LaVon Kellner*, Lauren Kelly*, Belinda Buck Kielland*, Ken Kuchin & Tyler Morgan, Sims Lansing, Sydie Lansing*, Jo Carole Lauder*, Cindy Livingston*, Alex Logsdail, Lubov, Jeanne & Dennis Masel, Joel Miller*, Sam Moyer*, Vik Muniz*, Mitchell-Innes & Nash, Kathleen O’Grady, Angel Otero*, Galerie Eva Presenhuber, PROXYCO Gallery, Reyes I Finn, Ryan Lee Gallery, Carol Salmanson*, Ann & Mel Schaffer*, Joyce Siegel, Patterson Sims*, Doreen Small, Sarina Tang*, Barbara Toll*, Proyectos Ultravioleta, Edith Vaisberg H., Helen and Peter Warwick, Christopher Wise*, Sally Wright*, Joseph & Sheila Yurcik. *ICI Trustee

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ICI’s Benefit in a Box 2021

In 2021, ICI’s Benefit in a Box returns in support of an organization dedicated to curators who champion artistic practice, build essential infrastructures and institutions, and generate public engagement with art to build stronger art communities.

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Chino Amobi - Collaborators - Independent Curators International

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Chino Amobi

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Jota Mombaça

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Anna Hedberg

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Jonathan Jones - Collaborators - Independent Curators International