From an open competition resulting in over 130 proposals, 13 individuals from 10 countries and 3 states have been selected to come to New York and work with some of todays leading curators and artists. On Monday, July 18, the Curatorial Intensive participants will present their developed exhibition proposals in a day-long symposium hosted by ICI at the Curatorial Hub. Additionally, independent curator Cecilia Alemani will give a keynote lecture discussing the development of her own curatorial practice and her role as the curatorial director of X Initiative and co-founder of No Soul For Sale. The Summer 2011 participants are Yulia Aksenova (Moscow, Russia); Ieva Astahovska (Riga, Latvia); Lucy Badrocke (Bristol, United Kingdom); Freya Chou (Taipei, Taiwan); Veronica Cordeiro (Montevideo, Uruguay); Shaun Dacey (Vancouver, Canada); Ryan Frank (Connecticut); Birta Gudjonsdottir (Reykjavik, Iceland); Sam Korman (Oregon); Michail Novotny (Prague, Cezech Republic); Ksenija Orelj (Kastay, Croatia); Cortney Stell (Colorado); and Banu Tulu (Barcelona, Spain).
10am-10:15am: Introduction by Kate Fowle 10:15am-11:15am: Presentations Sam Korman, Cancel Part Out Shaun Dacey, Imagine Being Here Now Lucy Badrocke, A Continuum 11:15am-11:30am: Discussion 11:30am-12:55pm: Presentations Ieva Astahovska, Visionary Worlds Freya Chou, Spare Time Veronica Cordeiro, Ombu Lab Birta Gudjonsdottir, Heads & Tails 12:55pm-1:15pm: Discussion 1:15pm-2:15pm: Lunch Break 2:15pm-3pm: Keynote: Cecilia Alemani 3:10pm-4:10pm: Presentations Michal Novotny, Monochrome Yulia Aksenova, Living Objects Ryan Frank, Reassemblage 4:10pm-4:25pm: Discussion 4:30pm-5:30pm: Presentations Cortney Stell, The Messenger Beyond Narcissim Ksenja Orelj, Between Four Walls Banu Tulu, Dissenting City Narratives 5:30pm-5:45pm: Discussion Learn more about the Curatorial Intensive. This event is free, but RSVP is required. If you would like to attend the Curatorial Intensive symposium, please email Chelsea Haines at firstname.lastname@example.org or at 212-254-8200 x126.