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.
Founded in 2008 by María Sol Barón Pino and Camilo Ordóñez Robayo, TransHisTor(ia) develops research and artistic projects related to the history of art and visual culture in Colombia and the Americas, designed to implement curatorial exhibitions that assume museology as a creative platform. Recent curatorial projects include: La revolución no será televisada. Descarga musical de Wilson Díaz at Facultad de Artes ASAB, Universidad Francisco José de Caldas, Bogotá (May-June 2014); Rojo y más Rojo. Taller 4 Rojo; producción gráfica y acción directa at Fundación Gilberto Alzate Avendaño in Bogotá (May-June 2012), Museo de Arte Moderno de Medellin (March-June 2013), and Museo La Tertulia Cali (March-June 2014); and Múltiples y Originales. Arte y cultura visual en Colombia; años 70 at Fundación Gilberto Alzate Avendaño in Bogotá (November 2010-February 2011). They have published writings in Calle 14, Mavae, Errata#, Blanco sobre blanco, and are the authors of Con Wilson…Anotaciones, artistadas e incidentes (Ministerio de Cultura de Colombia, 2014). Barón and Ordóñez are professors in the Department of Visual Arts of the Pontificia Universidad Javeriana in Bogotá and the Faculty of Arts ASAB, Universidad Francisco José de Caldas, Bogotá. They live in Bogotá.
This June, ICI, in collaboration with Fundación Jumex Arte Contemporáneo, will present a Curatorial Intensive in Mexico City––the third program conducted entirely in Spanish.read more »