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The Curatorial Intensive Symposium

Nov 1 – 2, 2010
10pm –5 am

New York, NY, USA
16 Beaver Street

New York, NY 10004
 

From an open competition resulting in over 130 proposals, 14 individuals from 8 countries and 6 states have been selected to come to New York and work with some of today’s leading curators and artists. On Monday, November 1, the Curatorial Intensive participants will present their developed exhibition proposals in a day-long symposium hosted by the 16 Beaver Group.

10:00-10:10
Welcome Remarks from ICI's Director Kate Fowle

10:10-11:30
Paula Silva / Svetlana Kuyumdzhieva / Steven Bridges / Maayan Sheleff

11:30-11:50
Discussion

11:50-12:00
Break

12:00-1:00
David Ayala / Maja Ciric / Mack McFarland

1:00-1:15
Discussion

1:15-2:15
Lunch

2:15-2:55
Anne Smith / Michele Horrigan

2:55-3:05
Discussion

3:05-3:20
Break

3:20-4:40
Legacy Russell / Margaret Winslow / Oyinda Fakeye / Katy Reis

4:40-5:00
Discussion

If you would like to attend the Curatorial Intensive symposium, please email Chelsea Haines at haines@ici-exhibitions.org or at 212-254-8200 x26.

Presenters
Paula Silva

Paula Silva is an independent curator based in Tasmania, Australia.

Svetlana Kuyumdzhieva

Svetlana Kuyumdzhieva (b. 1977) is an art critic and curator in Plovdiv, Bulgaria.

Steven L. Bridges

Steven L. Bridges is Associate Curator at the Eli and Edythe Broad Art Museum at Michigan State University.

Maayan Sheleff

Maayan Sheleff is the artistic advisor of The Art Cube Artists’ Studios in Jerusalem and the curator of its international residency program, LowRes Jerusalem.

David Ayala-Alfonso

David Ayala-Alfonso is a Colombian curator, artist, and researcher working between Bogotá and London.

Maja Ćirić

Maja Ćirić is an award-winning curator and art critic with experience in leading and contributing to international projects.

Mack McFarland

Mack McFarland is an artist and has worked as Curator for Pacific Northwest College of Art (PNCA) in Portland, Oregon since 2006.

Anne Smith

Anne Collins Smith is the Curator of Collections at the Spelman College Museum of Fine Art.

Michele Horrigan

Michele Horrigan is an artist and curator whose practice revolves around the legacies and potentials of environment and site.

Legacy Russell

Legacy Russell is a writer, artist, and curator. Born and raised in New York City, she is the Executive Director & Chief Curator at the Kitchen and formerly Associate Curator of Exhibitions at The Studio Museum in Harlem.

Margaret Winslow

Margaret Winslow currently lives and works in Wilmington, Delaware where she is the Curator of Contemporary Art at the Delaware Art Museum.

Oyinda Fakeye

Oyindamola Fakeye is currently the West African Arts Associate Consultant for the British Council and was the co-curator of the Lagos Biennial II ‘How to Build a Lagoon with Just a Bottle of Wine’ (2019).

Katy Reis

Katy Reis is the owner and founder of Reis Art Advisory, a full-service art advisory firm specializing in acquisitions and collections management based in Columbus, Ohio.


Credits

This program is supported, in part, by public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with City Council, and the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew M. Cuomo and the New York State Legislature.