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  • THE BACKROOM

    The Backroom is a digital space where to discover and navigate art beyond the artistic object or artifact, from a perspective that art is a continuous and relational exercise. Every two weeks from September 2020 to January 2021, guest curators will be presenting what nourishes and informs the practices of three artists of their choice: objects of desire, personal archives, libraries, artistic research, music, routines, films, biographies; art is in a permanent exchange with the world that surrounds it.

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  • BUILDING STRONGER ART COMMUNITIES: END OF YEAR DIGITAL BROCHURE

    ICI has been committed to Building Stronger Art Communities since 1975. Download our latest digital brochure that shares the scope of our ongoing work.

    December 15, 2020 @ ICI Online

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  • Curatorial Intensive in Cape Town 2019

    APPLICATION DEADLINE: September 9, 2019 This November, ICI will organize the Curatorial Intensive in Cape Town, South Africa in collaboration with the Institute for Creative Arts at the University of Cape Town. The program will coincide with Infecting the City, the longest running public arts festival in the country, curated by Jay Pather. The Curatorial […]

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  • Ebony G. Patterson

    Ebony G. Patterson Who is missing…, 2020 Dye sublimation on poly fabric tablecloth (left) 90 x 56 inches Edition of 20 + 2AP $650 Printed by Dyenamix Inc from your table, 2020 Dye sublimation on poly fabric napkin (above) 18 x 18 inches Edition of 200 + 2AP $50 Printed by Dyenamix Inc   Ebony […]

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  • WATCH NOW! DO IT (AUSTRALIA) INTERVIEW MARATHON WITH HANS ULRICH OBRIST

    WATCH NOW! DO IT (AUSTRALIA) INTERVIEW MARATHON WITH HANS ULRICH OBRIST TUESDAY JULY 28, 2020 POSTED TO PRESS On July 12, 2020 Hans Ulrich Obrist, Artistic Director, Serpentine Galleries, hosted a marathon live interview via Zoom, with 17 of the 18 artists and creative practitioners who contributed to Kaldor Public Art Project 36: do it (australia). Obrist and […]

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exhibitions

THE BACKROOM

The Backroom is a digital space where to discover and navigate art beyond the artistic object or artifact, from a perspective that art is a continuous and relational exercise. Every two weeks from September 2020 to January 2021, guest curators will be presenting what nourishes and informs the practices of three artists of their choice: objects of desire, personal archives, libraries, artistic research, music, routines, films, biographies; art is in a permanent exchange with the world that surrounds it.

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NOTES FOR TOMORROW

Notes for Tomorrow is a new exhibition conceived by ICI, featuring artworks selected by alumni of the Curatorial Intensive from around the world to reflect on a new global reality ushered in by the COVID-19 pandemic. In this cultural moment of transition, this exhibition is a source of inspiration from the recent past and provides guiding perspectives for the future.

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The Gift: Generous Offerings, Threatening Hospitality

What is a gift? Who gives what, to whom, and why?

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The Paper Sculpture Manual

Based on the traveling exhibition curated by Mary Ceruti, Matt Freedman, and Sina Najafi in 2003, The Paper Sculpture Manual is a downloadable, printable, and shareable manual of sculptures that can be assembled by YOU!

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Seeing Sound

Featuring the work of Seth Cluett, Juan Cortés, Iain Forsyth and Jane Pollard, Bani Haykal, Yuko Mohri, Marina Rosenfeld, Aura Satz, and Samson Young, the exhibition foregrounds artistic practices that deconstruct, rebuild, manipulate, and visualize audio experience through digital and analog means.

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Soundings: An Exhibition in Five Parts

How can a score be a call and tool for decolonization? Curated by Candice Hopkins (Tlingit) and Dylan Robinson (Stó:l?), Soundings: An Exhibition in Five Parts features newly commissioned scores and sounds for decolonization by Indigenous artists who attempt to answer this question.

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research

The Colección Patricia Phelps de Cisneros Travel Award for Central America and the Caribbean

The CPPC Travel Award for Central America and the Caribbean annually supports a contemporary art curator based anywhere in the world who wishes to travel to conduct research about art and cultural activities in Central America and the Caribbean.

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Research Awards for Curatorial Intensive Alumni

The Joyce Foundation, as well as the Dedalus Foundation and SAHA, and have been providing research awards for Curatorial Intensive Alumni to encourage productive networks between curators.

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events

BUILDING STRONGER ART COMMUNITIES: END OF YEAR DIGITAL BROCHURE

ICI has been committed to Building Stronger Art Communities since 1975. Download our latest digital brochure that shares the scope of our ongoing work.

December 15, 2020 - @ ICI Online

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THE BACKROOM: A CONVERSATION

The Backroom, A Conversation Wednesday, February 24, 6:30pm EST ICI Online Co-organized with Museo Tamayo FREE and open to the public. Program available in Spanish and English Register for this online event here. Join ICI and Museo Tamayo, Mexico City, for this conversation about The Backroom with the five curators who contributed to this latest iteration […]

February 24, 2021 - @ ICI Online

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ALTERNATE ASSEMBLY

Alternate Assembly Curatorial Forum Presents: Weathering Regional Landscapes Panelists | Katie A. Pfohl, Curator of Modern and Contemporary Art, New Orleans Museum of Art, Ryan N. Dennis, Chief Curator, and Artistic Director, Center for Art & Public Exchange, Mississippi Museum of Art, Regina Agu, Artist, Chicago, Cristina Molina, Artist and Associate Professor of New Media + Animation, Southeastern Louisiana University, Willie […]

January 26, 2021 - February 2, 2021 @ ICI Online

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