Independent Curators International supports the work of curators to help create stronger art communities through experimentation, collaboration, and international engagement.

Independent Curators International supports the work of curators to help create stronger art communities through experimentation, collaboration, and international engagement.

Menu Close

401 Broadway #1620
New York, NY 10013
info@curatorsintl.org
+1 212 254 8200

Menu

Curatorial Intensive Symposium: Addis Ababa

May 19, 2014
11am –5 pm

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
British Council

Comoros Street
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Join ICI's participants of the Curatorial Intensive in Addis Ababa, in collaboration with Zoma Contemporary Art Center (ZCAC), for a public symposium at the British Council, where they will present their exhibition and project proposals. From May 13–May 19, 2014, this program offered curators the opportunity to explore art production and international connections currently developing in Ethiopia, while discussing among colleagues, the concepts, logistics, and challenges of organizing exhibitions globally. Click HERE for more information on the program.

FREE and open to the public

Presenters
Balimunsi Philip

Born of Kabuye Benedict family, Balimunsi Philip is the curator of Uganda National Cultural Centre and the Uganda National Gallery known as Nommo gallery.

Helen Carey

Helen Carey is Director/Curator of Limerick City Gallery of Art, Limerick, Ireland.

Makeda Damtew

Makeda Damtew is a curator and assistant lecturer at Addis Ababa University Alle School of Fine Arts and Design.

Mohamed Hussein

Mohamed Hussein is a freelance artist, curator and designer from Baghdad.

Mihret Kebede

Mihret Kebede is an artist/poet, who graduated from Addis Ababa University School of Fine Arts and Design in painting with distinction in 2007 and has earned her MA in arts from the same school in 2016.

Wanja Kimani

Wanja Kimani is a visual artist and writer based in Northamptonshire, UK.

Anna Kućma

Anna Kućma is a Kampala-based independent Polish curator, writer, and art project manager.

Georgina Maxim

Georgina Maxim studied Creative Art and Design and Applied Art and Design with Chinhoyi University of Technology, Zimbabwe.

Jillian Schultz

Jillian Schultz, originally from Chicago, recently relocated to Los Angeles after five years in Beijing, China.

Fitsum Shebeshe

Fitsum Shebeshe is a curator and painter based in Baltimore and Washington DC.

Zoma Wallace

Zoma Wallace is a curator, arts administrator, and experimental artist living and working in her hometown of Washington, DC.


Credits

The Curatorial Intensive Symposium is made possible, in part, by the support of the British Council.