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Renaud Proch

Renaud Proch is Independent Curators International (ICI)’s Executive Director, and from December 2009 to March 2013, he served as ICI’s Deputy Director. Prior to this he was the Senior Director at the Project in New York, as well as the Director of MC, in Los Angeles. Originally from Switzerland, Proch studied in London, and moved to the West Coast of the U.S. in 2001. He co-founded ART2102 of Los Angeles in 2003, a non-profit organization that realized projects by artists and curators on- and off-site; and the backroom in 2005, a growing artists’ archive and itinerant research-oriented project presented in five cities in the U.S., Mexico and France. In 2011, he co-curated with Khwezi Gule a retrospective of South African artist Tracey Rose for the Johannesburg Art Gallery, South Africa, and the Umea Bildmuseet, Sweden, which also traveled to the Nikolaj Kunsthal, in Copenhagen, Denmark.

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To read this essay on ARTnet, click here. If Museums in the US Want to Be More Inclusive, They First Have to Recognize—and Unlearn—Old Habits and Biases Developing new kinds of cultural institutions also means developing new vocabularies. Renaud Proch [Published June 25, 2020] On March 23, critic and curator Maurice Berger died of complications […]

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Curatorial Assembly in New Orleans

Image: Participants of the Curatorial Forum at EXPO Chicago with Miranda Lash, September 12–15, 2017. Developed by ICI, the Curatorial Assembly in New Orleans will offer a small group of leading institutional curators, working in the American South, the opportunity to engage closely with their peers to explore pertinent issues relating to curating, programming, institutional […]

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Yoshua Okón: MIASMA

Image: Yoshua Okón. Miasma, 2016. Installation view at testsite, Austin, TX, USA. October 16 to December 4, 2016. Yoshua Okón: MIASMA Thursday, November 10 6:30–8pm ICI Curatorial Hub 401 Broadway, Suite 1620 FREE and open to the public Artist Yoshua Okón will speak about his multidimensional, politically engaged practice with ICI’s Renaud Proch and artist […]

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ICI in Chicago

ICI in ChicagoThursday, September 18–Saturday, September 20 In conjunction with EXPO CHICAGO September 18–21 Navy Pier 600 E Grand Avenue Chicago, IL 60611 Independent Curators International (ICI) celebrates EXPO CHICAGO and the IN/SITU section of large-scale and site-specific installations selected by ICI’s Renaud Proch, by heading to Chicago from September 18–20 for an exclusive International […]

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ICI Conversations: With Hidden Noise at Wave Hill

ICI welcomed friends and patrons to an exclusive reception in Wave Hill on June 8, 2014, celebrating the exhibition With Hidden Noise on view at the park’s galleries. As ICI travels the country and the world, it is always a great pleasure to be able to share our exhibitions whenever they come to New York […]

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Highlights from the NADA Miami Luncheon

Thursday December 5, 2013 2–3:30pm Canyon Ranch Hotel & Spa Palm Court Dining Area 6801 Collins Avenue at 68th Street North Beach, Miami Following the VIP preview of NADA Miami, ICI hosted a celebratory luncheon in launch of the new Limited Edition by Liz Glynn. The event was made possible with the generous support of […]

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Muriel Enjalran in Conversation with Yevgeniy Fiks and Renaud Proch

Hamish Fulton, Walk 2: Margate Marine Pool, photo © Dan Bass Muriel Enjalran in Conversation with Yevgeniy Fiks and Renaud Proch Monday, May 13 6:30–8pm ICI Curatorial Hub 401 Broadway, Suite 1620 New York, NY 10013 ICI’s 2012 Curatorial Fellow, Muriel Enjalran, will speak with Yevgeniy Fiks about his practice and the articulation of politics […]

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People’s Conference

People’s Biennial proposes an alternative to the standard contemporary art biennial and questions the often-exclusionary selection process of biennial curation. Organized by artist Harrell Fletcher and Jens Hoffmann, Director, Wattis Institute for Contemporary Arts, CCA, and produced by Independent Curators International (ICI), the traveling exhibition examines the work of artists who operate outside the MFA […]

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