Save the date: Wednesday February 24, for a conversation with the five curators who contributed to this iteration of The Backroom, Andrea Valencia Arnada, Laura August, Jaime Ruíz Martínez, Humberto Moro, and José López Serra. The event will be introduced by Magalí Arriola, Kate Fowle, and Renaud Proch, who together founded The Backroom in 2005.
Talking to Action investigates contemporary, community-based social art practices in the United States and throughout Latin America while attempting to build a direct dialogue with artists and researchers across the hemisphere to discuss shared concerns.
Curated by Bill Kelley Jr.
This unique solo exhibition presents a survey of rarely-seen experimental short films and installations by Apichatpong Weerasethakul, alongside archival documents, photographs, drawings and sketches that explore threads of socio-political commentary in the artist’s practice from early in his career to the present.
Curated by Gridthiya Gaweewong
Push Play explores the work of artists who borrow from play and games to reveal social, philosophical, and cultural issues. From playfulness, to mathematical strategy, the artists have mined the significance of games, reinventing them to create experiences that often involve the viewer and reflect on the nature of participation in art.
Curated by Melissa E. Feldman
Following the widespread popularity and success of PROJECT 35, ICI is collaborating with 35 more international curators to produce PROJECT 35 VOLUME 2. This program of single-channel videos is selected by 35 international curators who each chose one work from an artist they think is important for audiences around the world to experience today.
Curated by Leeza Ahmady, Meskerem Assegued, Daina Augaitis, Defne Ayas, Regine Basha, Valerie Cassel Oliver, Rosina Cazali, Stuart Comer, Veronica Cordeiro, Christopher Cozier, María del Carmen Carrión, Rifky Effendy, Özge Ersoy, N’Goné Fall, Amirali Ghasemi, Vít Havránek, Hou Hanru, Virginija Januskeviciute, Abdellah Karroum, Sunjung Kim, Pablo León de la Barra, Maria Lind, Yandro Miralles, Srimoyee Mitra, Nat Muller, Sharmini Pereira, Nataša Petrešin-Bachelez, Kathrin Rhomberg, Mats Stjernstedt, David Teh, Philip Tinari, Christine Tohme, Raluca Voinea, Jochen Volz, Adnan Yildiz