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Curatorial Intensive New York Fall 2011

Nov 13 – 22, 2011

New York, NY, USA

New York, NY

Organized from November 13–22, 2011, in association with the visual art performance organization Performa, this year's iteration of ICI's Curatorial Intensive program uses the Performa 11 biennial (November 1–21, 2011) as a platform to explore how the theoretical and practical framework of performance art.

Topics discussed include logistical and conceptual concerns arising from the commissioning, production, interpretation, and documentation of performance art. Participants also have special access to Performa 11 events, including Commissions, Premieres, Projects, and educational programs.

Jaime Austin

Jaime Austin is a San Francisco based curator currently working as the Curator and Director of Programs for ZERO1: The Art and Technology Network.

Laura Blereau

Based in New Orleans, Laura Blereau is the Curator and Coordinator of Academic Programming at the Newcomb Art Museum of Tulane University.

Liz Burns

Liz Burns works for the Fire Station Artists’ Studios in Dublin where she curates the visual arts program.

Kari Cwynar

Kari Cwynar is a curator and editor living in Toronto, Canada.

Martyn Richard Coppell

Martyn Richard Coppell is a London and Berlin based curator, writer, and editor.

Mara Gladstone

Mara Gladstone is Associate Curator at Palm Springs Art Museum, in Palm Springs, California.

Maaike Lauwaert

Maaike Lauwaert is the visual arts curator at Stroom Den Haag, an independent centre for art and architecture in the Netherlands.

Mi You

Mi You is a Beijing-born curator, researcher, and academic staff at Academy of Media Arts Cologne.

Rattanamol Singh Johal

Rattanamol Singh Johal is the C-MAP Fellow for Asia in the Department of Media and Performance Art at MoMA and a member of the post Editorial Team.

Capucine Perrot

Capucine Perrot has curated, co-curated, and produced multidisciplinary programs encompassing visuals arts, dance, theatre and expanded cinema, ranging from new commissions and site-specific works to exhibitions, talks, symposiums, and displays.

Sarah Thompson

Sarah Thompson currently lives in New York where she is an independent curator and project manager.

Victor Wang

Victor Wang is artistic director and chief curator at M Woods Museum in Beijing.

Adnan Yildiz

Misal Adnan Yildiz is a curator, educator and researcher, and currently the director of the Staatliche Kunsthalle Baden-Baden/Germany.

Mark Beasley

Mark Beasley is a curator, writer, and artist based in New York.

Claire Bishop

Claire Bishop is a Professor of Art History at the CUNY Graduate Center.

RoseLee Goldberg

RoseLee Goldberg, world-renowned art historian, critic and curator, is Founding Director and Chief Curator of Performa.

Chelsea Haines

Chelsea Haines is a writer and curator based in New York.

Kate Fowle

Kate Fowle is Director of MoMA PS1 in New York.

Renaud Proch

Renaud Proch is Independent Curators International (ICI)’s Executive & Artistic Director.

Raimundas Malasauskas

Raimundas Malasauskas is a writer and curator who lives and works in Paris.

Nancy Spector

Nancy Spector is Deputy Director and Chief Curator of the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum.

Ana Janevski

Ana Janevski is currently Curator in the Department of Media and Performance Art at The Museum of Modern Art.

Jovana Stokic

Jovana Stokic is a Belgrade-born, New York-based art historian and curator.

Alaina Claire Feldman

Alaina Claire Feldman is the Director and Curator of Mishkin Gallery at Baruch College, City University of New York (CUNY) where she has organized solo and group exhibitions, performances, readings and film screenings.

The Curatorial Intensive was made possible, in part, by grants from Affirmation Arts, the Dedalus Foundation, the Helena Rubinstein Foundation, the Horace W. Goldsmith Foundation, the Milton and Sally Avery Arts Foundation, and the Robert Sterling Clark Foundation; and by generous contributions from Toby Devan Lewis, James Cohan, and the supporters of ICI's Access Fund.